Locomotives, powered and non-powered carriages, waggons, multiple units, and other track-bound vehicles are all considered to be rolling stock and are utilised on the railroad for both passenger and freight operations.
Technically, rolling stock refers to any vehicle used by a passenger transport company to provide a passenger service that runs on or uses a railway track or tramway track, including a locomotive, carriage, rail car, road/rail vehicle, trolley, and waggon, but excludes any vehicle built to run on and off a railway or tramway track when it is not running on one.
A contract for the supply of several coaches for the Ahmedabad metro has been given to the South Korean company Hyundai Rotem.
According to a Metro-Link Express press release between Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad, Hyundai Rotem would initially provide a few trains, each with three cars, for Phase I of the project.
The company’s Changwon plant in South Korea will produce these trains, and they’ll be supplied quickly. Sources claim that Hyundai Rotem was the lowest bidder, beating out firms with Indian manufacturing facilities including Bombardier and Alstom.
Bombardier, which has a metro coach manufacturing facility in Savli, close to Vadodara, was the highest bidder.
On Wednesday, representatives from the South Korean company also travelled to Gandhinagar to talk about the specifics of the metro trains’ design and specs.
According to the official release, the new trains should be able to operate in autonomous Unattended-Train-Operation mode like the Delhi metro’s new rolling equipment.
The South Korea Rolling Stock Market accounted for $XX Billion in 2021 and is anticipated to reach $XX Billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of XX% from 2022 to 2027.
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