Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala has produced an all time record outturn of 1862 coaches during the production year of 2021-22. This is highest ever and 24%+ over previous year of 1500 coaches in 2020-21. Besides , RCF turned out a record 841 AC coaches , thus registering an increase of +78% over previous year.
- It also achieved the highest ever monthly production of 194 coaches in just 25 working days of March, this year, thus achieving 7.76 average per day production, which is also the highest ever in the history of RCF.
- Out of 1862 coaches, 1840 are Stainless Steel LHB Coaches remaining 22 being 3 Phase MEMU coaches with Stainless Steel body.
- The stainless steel coach production now constitutes 100% of total out turn and it shows RCF’s dedication to switch over to Stainless Steel coach manufacturing.
- 55 AC Ist Class, 127 AC 2 Tier, 363 AC 3 Tier, 244 AC 3 Tier Economy Class and 449 High Speed Parcel Vans are the main variants produced by RCF during this financial year.
Shri Ashesh Agrawal, General Manager, RCF congratulated the Officers, Supervisors and employees for this remarkable record production and applauded the dedication and perseverance of all the employees. He said that “Team RCF is committed to work harder in coordinated manner to achieve much steeper target set by Railway Board in the coming fiscal and resolve to increase production, predominantly comprising AC Coaches besides new variants Vande Bharat train sets, Narrow Gauge Panaromic coaches for Kalka Shimla section etc.”
Source: Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala- Press Release