India relies on the creation and expansion of its own facilities and technology transfer with mandatory localisation under the national programme Make in India.
India: The national operator Indian Railways is planning to float a tender. Alstom, Siemens, Cummins, Hitachi Rail, BHEL, Wabtec, as well as Medha Servo Drives, took part in a detailed meeting with IR last week.
USA: In September, the company received orders from three manufacturers - Siemens Mobility, Stadler, and Medha Servo Drives. It is planned to equip multiple unit rolling stock with fuel cells.
India: In July, the national railway company launched a tender for the supply of 200 Vande Bharat trains of fourth generation and extended the receipt of applications for 200 Vande Bharat EMUs of third generation.
India: Medho Servo Drives announced the completion of a plant in Telangana, which will specialise in the production of electric trains, locomotives, metro cars and monorail.
India: Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman announced the allocation of 2.45 trln INR ($32.8 bln USD) from the national budget for the railway transport development in 2022-2023.