List of the Railway Production Units in India

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)’. 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.
Created On: Dec 28, 2016 17:15 IST

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

Produces

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

Tatanagar

Metre gauge steam locomotives

Bhilai

Rail and sleeper cars

Perambur

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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