BENGALURU (Metro Rail News): BEML Limited, a Bengaluru-based public sector undertaking, has bagged Rs. 729 crore Rolling Stock orders from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC).
The order is for RS15 – design, manufacture, supply, testing and Commissioning of 80 numbers broad gauge intermediate cars compatible with existing RS1 type trains for the conversion of the 6-car train set to the 8-car train set which is running in Delhi Metro‘s Line 1, Line 2 and Line 3. BEML Limited emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) as it has quoted Rs. 729 crores.
In 2002 BEML and Hyundai Rotem collaborated and signed the agreement for Delhi Metro Phase 1. The BEML became the first to indigenously manufacture Metro Cars for RS1 contract of DMRC and developed 220 metro coaches.
In September 2019 BEML Limited has supplied the first mock coach of Mumbai Metro to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 7, 2019.
BEML Ltd has supplied over 1,100 Metro Coaches for various MRTS projects in India.
BEML Limited is engaged in the manufacture of rail coaches and spare parts, and mining equipment. The Company offers Bulldozer, Excavator, Motor Grader, Wheel Loader, Dump Trucks, Railway Coaches, Rail Wagons, Metro Cars and Defense equipments. The Company’s segments are Mining & Construction Business, Defence Business and Rail & Metro Business. Under Mining and Construction Business, the Company manufactures and supplies mining and construction equipment, such as dumpers, shovels and loaders to various user segments. Under Rail & Metro Business, the Company manufactures and supplies alternating current (AC) electric multiple units (EMUs), overhead equipment (OHE) cars, and steel and aluminum wagons to the rail sector. It manufactures and supplies Defense Ground Support Equipment, such as Recovery Vehicles, Bridge Systems, Vehicles for Missile Projects, Tank Transportation Trailers, Milrail Wagons, Mine Ploughs, Crash Fire Tenders, Snow Cutters and Aircraft Towing tractors.