New Delhi: The Railway Board has given approval to the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) to manufacture 45 new sets of Train 18, which has been christened as Vande Bharat Express, by 2021-22, railway ministry officials said on Wednesday.
A senior railway ministry official connected to the development told IANS, "The work for manufacturing 45 new Vande Bharat train sets has been accorded to ICF."
He said the ICF has been asked to roll out the 45 new trains by 2021-22, when India completes 75 years of Independence. The official pointed out that go
What did we achieve by delaying the production by 3 months.
Now the whole process is completely change, even specifications and few designs..
This time international tenders with fair play..
1st rake to be out in october november then testing by various dept..
Tender process will take 3 months approx means till march april
What We achieved is exactly what Brahamgupta discovered in 6th century.
Specifications and design change must have been provided by ICF itself based on feedback. Given it was a complete Make in India thing and International bidding that could have been done without stopping ICF work
Not only on feedback but technical and mechanical based designing problems..
Taking more power from OHE as electrical problems..
Weak parts etc
International bidding to get world class standard products by increasing few cost of production so that no new problems occurred..