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Jindal Steel first private firm to get "regular supplier" tag from Railways

With this, Indian Railways, its arms and track-laying contractors can source 60kg 880 grade (90 UTS) Rails made by JSPL for their ongoing and upcoming projects

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It is now established that JSPL is capable of meeting out Indian Railways quality requirements.

Aditi Divekar Mumbai
Jindal Steel & power limited (JSPL) has acquired the status of  “Regular Supplier” from Indian Railways to supply 60-kg 880 grade (90 UTS) Rails. It is the first private company to have acquired the status.

With this, Indian Railways, its subsidiary and track-laying contractors can source 60kg 880 grade (90UTS) Rails manufactured by JSPL for their ongoing and upcoming projects.

Earlier, Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO), which works under the ambit of the Ministry of Railways, had approved field performance of UIC 60 kg, 880 Grade prime (Class- A) rails made by JSPL at its Raigarh Plant.

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First Published: Dec 29 2020 | 7:30 PM IST

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