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Bharat Earth Movers to build steel metro cars for Delhi Metro Railnews
26 October 2007
Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) will manufacture and supply 156 standard gauge stainless steel metro rail cars for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation''s second phase of operation.

The project is valued at Rs1,144 crore and is the single-largest contract ever won by BEML. The public sector BEML is also looking forward for an additional order of 36 Metro Cars from DMRC.

BEML''s rail and metro business group has tied up with IL&FS to work as a consortium to bag metro projects in the country, with BEML supplying rolling stock, spares and after sales service for metro projects.

Thje BEML & ILFS combine is also exploring the possibility of working on the city centre to international airport segment of metro project at both Hyderabad and Bangalore and possibly other projects on a build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) basis.

BEML is also exploring the avenues to establish a joint venture with an International player for manufacture of various types of bogies in India.


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Bharat Earth Movers to build steel metro cars for Delhi Metro Rail