Rail Coach Unit – II
During the year 2004, BEML Limited through a lease agreement with Bharat Gold Mines Limited (BGML) had taken over the erstwhile Nundyduroog workshop for the purpose of developing the same into a manufacturing unit to supplement the needs of Bangalore complex. The premises consist of Factory workshops and other buildings with a total area covering 22 acres.
BEML has engaged ex-BGML employees and their children with requisite qualifications and experience for manufacture / fabrication of Railway components / sub-assemblies. In addition, the unit also supplemented the efforts for manufacture of structures for BOMN, BFAT & BRSTN wagons, to meet the defence requirements.
BEML constructed three new Hangars viz. Under Frame Hangar and Shell Hangar and Furnishing hangar. The shell hangar consists of 3 assembly lines. Two coach Traversers (50T & 100T capacity) are available for transferring shells in between the assembly lines. The hangars are equipped with two numbers of each 10 T and 20 T EOT cranes. Furnishing hangar is constructed in the year 2009 for fully furnishing of Rail coaches and delivered GS/GSCN Rail coaches during 2010 onwards to Indian railways. The initial capacity of hangars is to fabricate around 80 Rail coach shells per annum. The Division is accredited with ISO 9001 – 2015 Certificate for QMS by BVCI.
In the FY 2017-18 Division has stepped in to a milestone of producing Passenger Boarding Aero Bridges and supplied to Indian Airports under Make in India & MOU with M/s ADELTE, Spain. The Division is engaged in manufacturing and delivery of Rail track maintenance vehicles i.e., Rail Grinding Machines under make in India & MOU with M/s LORAM, USA.
The Unit aids other divisions in the following areas: –
- Fabrication of non-metro car shell structures required for Bangalore Complex.
- Fabrication & Supply of BOMN, BFAT & BRSTN Wagon Structures required for Earth Moving Division and Bangalore Complex.
The Unit has the facilities to fabricate/produce the products depicted below:
- Non Metro Rail coaches, E.M.U’s and Rail Maintenance vehicles.
- BOMN Wagons
- BFAT Wagons
- BRSTN Wagons
- Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBB)
- Rail Grinding Machines (RGM)
Division is equipped with the following facilities:
- CNC Flame Cutting Machines.
- CNC guided Plasma Cutting Machines.
- Plate Shearing machines.
- Rolling and Straightening Machines
- Press Brakes.
- Grit Blasting Machines.
- Foil Roll welding machines.
Fabrication activities are carried out on shop floor. The Following types of welding are carried out:-
- GMAW(MIG) – Gas Metal Arc Welding
- SAW – Submerged Arc Welding
- SMAW(ARC) – Shield Metal Arc Welding
The Unit has facilities for Grit Blasting ,Painting and Roof water leak testing of Rail coaches.
Air Compressors and DG sets
The division is equipped with AIR COMPRESSORS – 800CFM/300/100 to cater the needs of production.
The division is equipped with self sufficient captive power DG SETS of following capacities.
D.G SET – 500 KVA
D.G SET – 360 KVA