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Alstom, Hyderabad-based Medha Servo Drives in race for Vande Bharat tender

The technical bids were opened on Thursday and financial bids are expected to be invited soon

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Shine Jacob Chennai
French rolling stock major Alstom and Hyderabad-based Medha Servo Drives participated in the bidding process to make 100 aluminium Vande Bharat train sets. According to industry experts, the cost of building 100 aluminium Vande Bharat trains is likely to be around Rs 30,000 crore.These will be the first aluminium train sets to be used by the Indian Railways.  

The technical bids were opened on Thursday and financial bids are expected to be invited soon. “This will usher in a new era of travel in India with lighter and more energy efficient aluminium trains will be coming. Pune metro and Gurgaon

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First Published: Feb 24 2023 | 8:51 AM IST

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