SAIL Durgapur plant to fulfill railways’ needs
sAIL chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary has asked sail Durgapur steel plant to fulfill the railways’ requirement of wheels for German technology Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches.
He said, “SAIL is geared up to supply wheels for LHB coaches to Indian Railways which are currently being imported by them. Currently, SAIL is the only domestic producer of forged wheels which are used for high speed trains and locomotives.” Chaudhary also asked the Durgapur plant to ensure timely delivery of wheels and axles to the railways. SAIL DSP has also recently started supplying metro railway wheels to Kolkata metro.