BHEL gets major order from Chittaranjan Locomotive Works

CLW has placed an order valued around Rs 200 crore to BHEL

GN Bureau | December 19, 2016


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 The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a major order for the supply of 118 traction converters for 3 Phase 6,000 HP Electric Locomotives.

Indian Railways’ Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) has placed the order valued around Rs 200 crore to BHEL. The traction converters shall be manufactured and supplied by BHEL’s Electronics Division, Bengaluru. Notably, BHEL has already supplied 225 such IGBT-based Traction Converters, which are under operation with the railways.
 
BHEL has been working very closely with the railways for the past four decades to meet its requirements of electric propulsion equipment for rolling stock and mainline electric locomotives. The public sector undertaking has turned out to be a reliable partner of the railways, through its long term association, providing quality products and prompt after sales services, a press communiqué said.
 
In the transportation sector, BHEL manufactures a wide range of traction propulsion equipment at its Bhopal, Jhansi and Bengaluru plants. It offers system design, manufacturing, supervision of commissioning and countrywide after sales support for the entire range of propulsion equipment required for Diesel Electric Locomotives, Electric Locomotives, AC EMUs, DEMUs, etc. 
 

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