RITES and Andal Diesel Shed forge strategic partnership for Loco Maintenance

In a collaborative effort to enhance maintenance of locomotives, RITES Ltd. and Andal Diesel Shed have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This partnership will focus on optimising the repair and maintenance operations for locomotives belonging to RITES and other clients.

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RITES Ltd., a premier transport infrastructure consultancy, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Eastern Railway’s Andal Diesel Shed, Asansol Division, West Bengal. This MoU sets up a framework for collaboration on major schedule repair and maintenance of Diesel-Electric Locomotives owned by RITES and other clients at the Andal Diesel Shed facility.

Objective of the MoU:

  • The partnership aims at streamlining the repair and maintenance process for diesel locomotives.
  • As part of this collaboration, RITES will secure or identify business opportunities for higher schedule repairs, while the Andal Diesel Shed will execute the maintenance work.


The MoU aims to leverage the strength of collaboration in the domain of repair and maintenance of Diesel-Electric Locomotives owned by RITES and others and also acts as an example for others to look forward to collaborations in this domain.

Source: RITES – Press Release | Images Credit: RITES

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