Bombardier Corporation rolls out rakes for metro trains

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    Savli (Gujarat) (ANI): The production plant of Bombardier Transportation at Savli in Gujarat is functioning in full steam, catering to the needs of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC).

    One of the leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and executive jets to rail transportation systems and services, the Bombardier Transportation India Limited (BTIL) is an offshoot of Bombardier Corporation, headquartered in Canada.

    The company has made a mark with its progressive portfolio in the rail industry and innovative products and services.

    Energy, efficiency, economy and ecology are the four cornerstones of its corporate growth, the company claims.

    It is all set to tap the potential market of metro railway networks coming up in several cities of India such as Bangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.

    “The metro market in India is booming with many metro cities planning for it. We also plan to expand to exports after we are able to create a strong foothold in the country and there is lot of competition also, but we will take part in it and also will take the advantage of our local footprints. said Rajeev Jyoti, Managing Director, BTIL.

    “Our manufacturing cost is also less in comparison of imports and also we will look forward for the upcoming projects of metros like medium and long term projects. We will strongly participate and will work,” he added.

    The DMRC has a deal with Bombardier Transportation to supply 80 four car trains prior to the Commonwealth Games to be held in October 2010.

    According to Jyoti, it is a challenge that the firm has taken up with utmost enthusiasm.

    He also mentioned that completing the target in the given deadline has been a hallmark of the company.

    Another notable feather in the cap of Bombardier Transportation is the commitment to ecology, economy and efficiency, he added.

    They have also come up with eco friendly locomotives and most of the parts used in the metro coach manufacturing units are recyclable. (ANI)