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ICF output capacity to be raised 13%

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on March 04, 2011 Published on March 04, 2011

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The rail coach production capacity of Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai, will be increased to 1,700 coaches a year, up 13 per cent from the current annual capacity of 1,500.

For the year 2010-11, the Indian Railways has assessed a requirement of 18,000 wagons and 4,000 coaches.

“The total production capacity of the two coach manufacturing production units under Indian Railways is 3,000 a year,” the Minister of State for Railways, Mr Bharatsinh Solanki, stated in Parliament here on Friday.

The production capacity of the two coach manufacturing production units - Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, and Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, - is being fully utilised, the Railways stated.

To increase coach production in the country, the Railways is setting up a coach factory in Rae Bareilly.

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Published on March 04, 2011
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