List of the Railway Production Units in India

28-DEC-2016 17:15

    Indian Railways is fully independent in the matter of building all its equipment. The industry based on railway equipment was established as ‘Peninsular Locomotive Company’ at Singhbhum district of Jharkhand in 1921. Later, it was named as ‘Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company (TELCO)’.

    Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) is the sole R & D organisation of Indian Railways and functions as the technical advisor to Railway Board, Zonal Railways and Production Units. One of the major roles that RDSO has played is that of developing and maintaining standards and specifications which ensure that all technologies are able to work together as a system. Here, we are giving the list of the Railway Production Units in India which can be used as quick revision GK study material in the preparation of different competitive examinations.

    List of the Railway Production Units in India

    Railway Production Units


    Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW, Chittaranjan)

    Steam locomotives & electric locomotives

    Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi

     Diesel Locomotives

    Wheel Axle Plant (WAP), Bangalore

    Wheel  Axle Plant

    Diesel Component Works (DCW), Patiala

     Diesel Components & Parts

    Rail Coach Factory (RCF0, Kapoorthala, Punjab

    Rail Coaches

    Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai

    Coaching Stick

    Bharat Earth Movers Ltd., Bangalore

    Rail coaches for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

    Durgapur & Yelahanka

    Wheel Axle Plant


    Metre gauge steam locomotives


    Rail and sleeper cars


    Rail Coaches

    West Bengal produces about 60% of total Rail units of India. Raibareilly is the location of new coach factory presently under construction in Uttar Pradesh. In the above list of the Railway Production Units in India which can be easily memorizes by the aspirants of different competitive examinations.

    Rail Transport in India

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