Escorts has showcased a series of world class railway products that make rail travel safer both though a blend of deep in-house R&D and strategic collaborations with global technology leaders, according with the governments’ efforts to accelerate the modernization of Indian Railways and participate in GOI ‘Make in India’ initiative. The products on display include: High-end Computer Controlled Electronic Locomotive Brake Systems, High-Speed Axle mounted Disc Brakes and Wheel mounted Disc Brakes for Trainsets and Metros besides the AARH Coupler, Loco and LHB Dampers and Air Springs.
Escorts has collaborated with the Global technology leaders like YUJIN Machinery Ltd– South Korea for Brake Systems for Metro, High Speed trains and Trainsets like the Train -18 or the Vande Bharat Express.
the three-day Indian Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE) 2019 will display a very rich and various range of products developed through inhouse R&D and some through Technology collaborations.
Being a leading partner to the Indian Railways for ensuring safety and comfort in Rail Transport, Escorts’ Railway Equipment Division is working on a game plan towards greater import substitution and input cost optimization though frugal engineering and value innovation in their product offerings.
Mr Dipankar Ghosh, CEO, Escorts Railway Equipment Division (RED), said, “The massive transformation in Indian Railways in the past few years is phenomenal and progressing at an advanced stage. We at Escorts is all set to act as a catalyst in the modernization and indigenization drive of Indian Railways. We are proactively exploring joint ventures with foreign players for high end technological collaborations under Make In India initiative of the government besides building a deep inhouse R&D to develop cutting edge technologies for a safer and comfortable rail transport”.
Escorts is the only Indian brand exporting brake systems to China, Spain, Portugal, and New Zealand.