Rail Coach Factory


Rail Coach Factory

Established in 1986, the Rail Coach Factory (RCF) was the second coach manufacturing unit of Indian Railways. It has manufactured around 16,000 passenger coaches of 51 different types including self propelled passenger vehicles.

This output constitutes over 35% of the total population of coaches on Indian Railways. RCF is at the threshold of setting an all time record by manufacturing more than 1400 coaches during the Financial Year 2005-06 including around 150 stainless steel coaches and 260 AC 3 Tier coaches in corten steel shell design.Fact|date=February 2007

RCF is equipped with CAD centre and CNC machines to undertake design and manufacture of bogies, shell (both with stainless steel and corten steel).

The RCF is in the town of Kapurthala in the Indian state of Punjab

ee also

*Integral Coach Factory (ICF) Perambur (near Chennai)
*IRSME
*Production Units of the Indian Railways

External links

* [http://www.rcfkapurthala.com/html/index.asp Official site of the RCF]


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