Indian Railways Places $204m Locomotives Order

14 September 2009 (Last Updated September 14th, 2009 18:30)

Indian Railways has awarded an Rs9,900m (approximately $204m) contract to Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) for 150 mainline electric locomotives. The new order is an addition to the previously placed order for 50 similar locomotives to the company. The locomotives will feature the

Indian Railways has awarded an Rs9,900m (approximately $204m) contract to Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) for 150 mainline electric locomotives.

The new order is an addition to the previously placed order for 50 similar locomotives to the company.

The locomotives will feature the country's first ergonomically designed AC cabins among other features such as a tri-plate console for the brake system and a modern cable management system with EPDM modules.