Alstom begins manufacturing regional commuter and transit trains in Gujarat, Auto News, ET Auto
In May 2020, the company announced that it had won a contract worth € 314 million for the design, construction and delivery of 210 commuter and mass transit cars as well as comprehensive maintenance services. for 15 years.
In accordance with the contract, Alstom will deliver 30 sets of regional commuter trains of six cars each and 10 sets of intra-urban public transport of three cars each. In accordance with the Indian vision “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” and the Make-in-
According to India’s guidelines, these RRTS trains are 100% locally made, with over 80% localization, and are made at Alstom’s factory in Savli, Gujarat, he said.
This installation will produce the bogies, the bodies and carry out the tests of the trains. The propulsion systems and electricity are manufactured at the company’s factory in Maneja, Gujarat.