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Three orders are for Energy-efficient Propulsion and Control Equipment. All components are being supplied from Siemens Limited factories at Kalwa and Nashik.
The Mobility Division of Siemens Limited has won three orders worth approximately
Rs. 450 crore from Varanasi-based Diesel Locomotive Works of Indian Railways for locomotive equipment.
Siemens Limited will supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of Three- phase Propulsion Systems for Diesel Electric Locomotives - AC-AC traction systems (including Locomotive Controller) and Three-phase Traction Motors.
The locally manufactured equipment have a proven track record of providing long-term cost efficiency and availability. Diesel Locomotives Works is a production unit of Indian Railways located at Varanasi and manufactures around 300 diesel electric locomotives every year.
Siemens has been reliable partner of the Indian Railways for over 60 years and has been providing various solutions for safe and efficient rail transportation from its well established factories and extensive service network across the country.
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Reference Number: CC/PR/11/MO 02 2015