Bengaluru: BMRCL gives contract to make 7 trains to BEML
New Delhi, Feb 27: In a bid to augment the metro services, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) has awarded the contract to manufacture seven metro train sets to state-run BEML.
BEML on Wednesday confirmed that it has bagged an order worth Rs 400 crore to augment the metro services in Bengaluru.
"BEML has received a contract for seven metro train sets of six cars configuration to augment the metro services in Bengaluru valued around Rs 400 crore," the company said in a regulatory filing BEML manufactures rail coaches and spare parts and mining equipment at its Bengaluru complex.
The company operates under three major business verticals -- mining and construction, defence and rail and metro. The three verticals are serviced by nine manufacturing units located at Bengaluru, Kolar Gold Fields (KGF), Mysore, Palakkad and Subsidiary - Vignyan Industries, in Chikmagalur District.
Bengaluru Metro, also called Namma Metro, is the fourth longest operational metro network in India after the Delhi Metro, Hyderabad Metro and Chennai Metro.
OneIndia News with PTI inputs