Alstom Transport India to expand its capacity
Last Updated: 08-Feb-2016
Alstom Transport India is expanding its capacity at its Sri City plant near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh. The company is gradually expanding manufacturing capacity from 7 metro train cars per month to 20 cars per month. The expansion is being planned keeping in mind the ever-rising demand for public transportation and new metro projects of Kochi Ahmedabad, Varanasi and Thiruvananthapuram. The indigenisation level was 70 per cent. The company which had started with an order book of about Rs.1,000 crore two years ago, has order book exceeding Rs.20,000 crore. It includes supplying 800 locomotives to the Indian Railways in Bihar and over 330 metro train cars for Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow Metro Rail Projects. The company will also export train cars to Sydney Metro Rail.