BHEL secures Rs 3 billion order from CORE

BHEL has secured a Rs 3 billion order from the Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE) for the electrification of 440 track kilometers railway line. The EPC contract has been placed for the sections: Birlanagar-Etawah, Bhandai-Udi and Farrukhabad-Shikohabad (including Mainpuri-Etawah) of the North Central Railway. BHEL’s scope of work includes the supply and commissioning of 25 kV, 50 Hz, AC single-phase electrification works, including overhead equipment, traction substations, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, and associated civil, and signal and telecom works. This order marks BHEL’s foray into track electrification.