Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurates India’s First Aluminum Freight Rake - 61 BOBRNALHSM1 at Bhubaneswar Railway Station
Indigenously developed through joint efforts of Railways, Besco Ltd Wagon Division and Hindalco. Aluminum rake has several advantages over traditional ones.
Union Minister for Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurated India’s First Aluminum Freight Rake - 61 BOBRNALHSM1 at Bhubaneswar Railway Station today. The rake’s destination is Bilaspur.
This is a dedicated effort for Make in India program as it has been fully designed and developed indigenously in collaboration with RDSO, HINDALCO and Besco Wagon.
Features of Aluminium Rake:
Iron industry consumes a lot of Nickel and Cadmium which comes from import. So, proliferation of Aluminum wagons will result in less import. At the same time, this is good for local aluminum industry.