Goa Khabar:Konkan Railway has successfully delivered two state of art 1600 HP DEMU Trainsets with modern amenities to Department of Railway, Nepal on 18/09/2020 under guidance of Hon’ble Minister of Railways. This is under Indian Government’s policy of Make in India – Make for World and is a flagship export of India to find great visibility in Nepal.
Konkan Railway Corporation Limited signed an agreement with Department of Railway, Nepal on 10th May, 2019 to supply Two 1600 HP DEMU Trainsets. These trainsets have been manufactured at Integral Coach Factory, Chennai. Each trainset has one Diesel Power Car, one Diesel Trailer Car and Three Trailer Cars, including one with air-conditioning. The trainsets have latest AC-AC controlled propulsion system.
Konkan Railway successfully delivered these two DEMU train sets to Nepal against an order placed by Department of Railways, Nepal for a value of INR 52.46 crores. These trains were moved self propelled from Jaynagar in India to Janakpur in Nepal by Konkan Railway team. The trainsets were well received by the people of Nepal along the route and at Janakpur. These DEMU trainsets are planned to be used for passenger services between Jaynagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal.
Konkan Railway is happy and privileged to work with Department of Railways and the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Nepal in materializing this supply and proud to strengthen its geo-strategic reach and be part of India’s foreign relations.