Indian Railways to float tender to increase high speed mobility

Private players will be invited and they will be asked to manufacture the rail tracks here in India to meet the requirement of the Indian Railways.

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NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Railways Ministry is going to float mega tenders for rail tracks. The tenders to be floated this month by the government has the biggest USP that it would be a big push for the Make in India. Private players will be invited and they will be asked to manufacture the rail tracks here in India to meet the requirement of the Indian Railways. Once, those requirements are met then efforts shall also be made to increase the exports.

Along with this multi 100 crores tenders, the Railway ministry has a clause of assured off-take every year from the private players, a separate or new manufacturing unit could be set up by the private players. The tracks will have high parameters the Global standard is going to meet from this tender.

The potential strength of the railway track is that it can take a load of a total of 25 tonnes. These tracks are newly designed which will maintain speed at track crossovers. Usually, the speed declines at the crossover but with the new technology these barriers will be removed and the average speed of 50 to 60 kmph will be met through these crossover tracks.

This Railway Ministry has a large basket to push high-speed mobility. The companies like JSPL, SAIL will be benefitted.

The Railway ministry has the tender for the Railway track and already floated tenders for forged wheels.

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