BEML Limited (formerly known as Bharat Earth Movers Limited) as a full-fledged corporation was established in 1964 with Bangalore Complex as the mother unit.

The Bangalore Complex (the then Rail Coach Factory) was in existence from 1947 as a part of Aircraft Factory (currently Hindustan Aeronautics Limited). Initially, the division was manufacturing Rolling Stock producing various models of Broad Gauge Coaches.

Subsequently, over the years, the metro coaches and some of the defence products manufacture also has been added in this complex.

Chief of Complex

Bangalore Complex
BEML Limited,
New Thippasandra Post,
Bangalore - 560 075
Karnataka, INDIA


Manufacturing Facilities

The complex has large sophisticated machines such as CNC Turning Center, CNC Boring machines, Vertical Turret lathes and Honing machines in addition to General purpose machines. The dedicated machines are:


Dedicated Facilities
  • 248 M Test track for Metro and AC-EMU testing
  • Bogie testing machine up to 60 Ton capacity
  • Well-established metrological laboratory for Quality products
  • Well-laid Railway lines inside the production shops for smooth stage production
  • Railway sidings for delivery of coaches and receipt of raw materials
Machine Shop
  • Boring machines for Axle box
  • AF / Axle Box spring seat machining
  • Wotan internal grinding machine for Axle box
  • Vertical turret lathe for Axle box machining
  • Honing machine
  • Flash butt welding machine for Brake Tension rod
  • Hydraulic press 100 T for Bush pressing
Sheet Metal

A well-established Sheet metal shop has a band of special machines and dedicated machines

  • Laser cutting machine
  • NC shearing machine
  • Punch press: 40 - 1000 T
  • Press Brake: 40 - 500T
Material Preparation
  • Optical tracer flame cutting machines
  • CNC Flame cutting machine
  • Shot blasting machine for (Rolled section & Plates)
  • Shearing M/C to 30 mm capacity with inbuilt Beveling for weld joints
Sub Assembly
  • Spot welding machine
  • Shot blasting machine (Rotary & conveyor type)
Under Frame
  • Foil Roll welding machine for welding of corrugated sheets used for Floor
  • Corrugated rolling machine
  • Plasma Cutting machine
  • Submerged Arc welding sets
  • Check & straightening machine for Bogie components
Major Assembly & Erection Shop
  • Robot Spot Welding Machine
  • Roller bending machine for roof skins
  • Foil Roll-Welding M/C for Roof, Side wall & End wall of Rail coaches
  • Roof leak test facility
Pre-treatment & Painting Shop
  • Conveyorised painting booth
  • Shot Blasting facilities for Rolled Sections and plates
Coach Delivery Shop
  • Lifting jacks of 16 T capacity
  • Air brake testing equipments (4 numbers)
  • Traversors of 75 T capacity (2 numbers)
  • Water leak test facility for Metro cars

Rail & Metro 

  • Stainless Steel Metro Cars
  • Passenger Coaches
  • DC Electric Multiple Units
  • AC Electric Multiple Units
  • Overhead Equipment Inspection Cars
  • Rail Bus
  • Treasury Vans
  • Spoil Disposal Units
  • Track Laying Equipment
  • Sky Bus
  • MIL Rail Coaches
  • Utility Track Vehicle (UTV)