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JSPL 1st RDSO Approved Indian Vendor of Rails for High-Speed Corridors

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) has achieved a milestone by getting Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) approval (under Ministry of Railways, GoI.) for manufacturing rails for High Speed Corridors and Bullet trains.

JSPL’s indeginously developed 60E1 1175 heat-treated rails have been found suitable for railways requirement to carry heavy-axle load at a speed of 200 Km/h.

The projected requirement of railways for the aforementioned rails is 1.8 lakh Tonne per annum which were to be completely imported earlier, but now JSPL has expressed it’s commitment to meet the complete requirement locally.