Shri R K Mangla , Addl. Member (Production Units) , Railway Board visits Rail Coach Factory
14th July 2022: Shri R K Mangla , Addl. Member (Production Units ), Railway Board, today visited Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala .
On arrival at RCF, Shri Mangla inspected the coach manufacturing processes in the workshop.He was accompanied by the General Manager of RCF, Shri Ashesh Agrawal and other senior officers.He examined various types ofcoaches being made by RCF viz, AC 3 Tier Economy Class, MEMU with 3 Phase Electrics, AC 2 Tier etc., besides inspecting the newly laid jigs for manufacturing shell of Vande Bharat coaches at Shell Assembly Shop. He also inaugurated a Laser Cutting & Welding Machine in Sheet Metal Shop. Sh. Mangla praised RCF infrastructure for speedy manufacturing of coaches and also gave valuable tips in the process.
Later, a presentation on RCF was madebefore him elaborating on production output and manufacturing of new types of coaches in RCF. Sh. Mangla held a purposeful meeting with General Manager and Senior officers on core issues and he assured of givingfull support from Railway Board. He appreciated RCF for the record production of 1862 coaches in the financial year 2021-22.
Shri Mangla applauded RCF for attaining silver category certification in International Railway Industry Standard, making it the only rail unit of India to be part of only 118 rail companies worldwide to have acquired the coveted silver performance certification. He advised RCF to follow the best practices to enhance its production and assured that Railway Board is keen to provide every assistance to RCF.