14 December, Mumbai
Texmaco Rail & Engineering, a leading heavy engineering companies in the country, has bagged railway freight order worth Rs 1800 crore along with its consortium.
The consortium consists of four companies i.e, Texmaco Rail & Engineering, Hitachi Japan, Mitsui & Co. and Hitachi India.The scope of work consists the design and construction of signal and telecom works of STP5, a part of the dedicated freight corridor traversing India’s biggest industrial cluster between Delhi and Mumbai from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL), the compnay said.
For this project, Hitachi Japan, as consortium leader, will manufacture key equipment for the signaling system, Mitsui will provide overall coordination with DFCCIL and related agencies in Japan and India, Hitachi India and Texmaco will supply domestic equipment and Texmaco will also carry out the installation.
The sector will cover the 915 km distance between Rewari in the state of Haryana and Vadodara in the state of Gujarat. This is the biggest order ever placed in India for Japanese signalling equipment.
The project covers the Western Corridot (Delhi–Mumbai), which is part of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) Project linking the four major cities -Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata -of India’s ‘Golden Quadrilateral’, it added.