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RITES Secures Contract to Supply India-Made Coaches to Bangladesh Railway

RITES Limited has won a contract to supply 200 Broad Gauge (BG) coaches manufactured in India to Bangladesh Railway. The company has secured this contract through global competitive bidding process. This contract is valued at about Rs. 915 crore.

Out of the 200 coaches, 104 coaches will be equipped with air conditioning, while the remaining 96 coaches will be non-AC. The coaches will be manufactured at Rail Coach Factory (RCF) in Kapurthala, India. Besides supplying coaches, RITES will also provide design expertise and spare parts. The project is financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB).

According to the company’s press release, the contract entails a 36-month supply and commissioning period, followed by a 24-month warranty period.