It now produces almost all types of coaches including air conditioned coaches, electric and diesel rail cars and electrical multiple units. Rail Coach Factory at Kapurthala in Punjab was set up in March, 1988. A Rail Wheel Factory has also been set up at Bangalore to cut down imports in this field. Ltd. , Kolkata are some other companies which produce railway coaches. It has an installed capacity of 1,150 coaches per annum. at Kolkata has an installed capacity of 350 coaches and electrical multiple units. , Punjab and Delhi. Textile Machinery Corporation (TEXMACO), Kolkata, Braithwaite Co. About 60 per cent of wagons are produced in West Bengal and the rest come from Maharashtra, U. It has an installed capacity of 400 broad gauge coaches per annum. Coaches:
The Integral Coach Factory at Perambur near Chennai started production of railway coaches with Swiss collaboration in 1955. Jessop and Co. Other Railway Equipment:
Rails and sleeper bars are manufactured in iron and steel works at Bhilai and Jamshedpur and wheels and axles at Durgapur, Jamshedpur and Rourkela. The total production of wagons was 4 thousand in 1960-61 which rose 27. There are 13 units with an installed capacity of 30,625 wagons (in terms of 4 wheelers) in private sector and three railway workshops with an annual capacity of about 4,000 units. It is manufacturing AC 3-Tier coaches in addition to other coaches. Some private companies are also manufacturing coaches and wagons. ADVERTISEMENTS:
The Bharat Movers Limited (BEML) at Bangalore manufactures coaches and electrical multiple units. Most of the wagons are produced in private sector. 7 thousand in 1997-98 (India) Ltd. Wagons:
Wagon manufacturing industry is fully geared to meet the growing demands of the railways. , Kolkata, Burn and Co. Coaches and wagons are manufactured both in public and private sectors. P. It has an installed capacity of 1000 coaches per annum.