Titagarh Wagons Limited (TWL), a private sector wagon manufacturer in India, announced its expansion into the metro cars market.
TWL was awarded by the Kolkata Metro Railway a contract for the rehabilitation of 56 coaches. The scope of the job involves midlife special repair and rehabilitation of the rakes, the company said in a statement.
“Our ultimate objective is to find a suitable technology partner, addition to the present portfolio of products, and undertake manufacturing of metro coaches and other modern passenger coaches,” said Umesh Chowdhary, TWL’s Vice-Chairman & Managing Director. “We have substantially upgraded our facilities at Uttarpara (in West Bengal) and are continuously improving it further to make ourselves fully prepared for manufacturing all sorts of passenger coaches, including metro coaches.”, he added.