Railway Equipment Division

"Transformation through Engineering and Innovation"


The trusted partner of Indian and Global Rail Networks


Escorts’ Railway Equipmen Division (RED) possesses a rich, multi-decade experience in the manufacture of critical railway components. The division (operationalised in 1962) is one of the oldest such units in the country, partnering the Indian Railways in its modernization journey. The division is a market leader across all its product offerings. RED develops cutting-edge technology products in a state-of-the-art research and design facility and through collaborations with leading technology providers. The division has specialized in the safety, comfort and reliability niche.


RED is ISO 9001:2008-certified with products conforming to Indian RDSO (Research Design & Standards Organization) and international standards (UIC and AAR, among others). The division’s manufacturing facility is spread across 1,50,695 sq. ft, housing robust production and testing facilities. The division also possesses strong quality practices and systems backed by state-of-the-art calibration facilities and standard room (including automatic 3DCMM and other facilities selected around MSA principles.room (including automatic 3DCMM and other facilities selectedaround MSA principles.



  • Presence across the rolling stock segments for passenger coaches, locomotives, wagons, EMUs and metro/ MRTS
  • Strong focus on the principles of lean and frugal engineering andoperational excellence


  • Mix of in-house manufacturing,technology transfer agreements(and buybacks) and contract
  • manufacturing
  • Focus on innovation through the development of high-end,next-generation equipment (for instance, bogie-mounted brake systems and axle-mounted disc brakes, among others)
  • Synergistic focus on other systems and components (for instance fire protection and retardation systems) for the Indian Railways


  • One manufacturing unit located in Faridabad (Haryana)


  • The division caters to the needs of the Indian Railways and metro rail products
  • The division focuses on the safety, comfort and reliability niche
  • Within this broad range, division offers diverse products (brake systems, couplers, suspension systems, composite materials, vestibule, green toilets and testing equipment)


The division enjoys more than half a century of collaborative working with the Indian Railways,its principal customer. Additionally,we are also exporting products torailway networks across the world,

  • Asia – Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Malaysia, Taiwan, Iran, Vietnam
  • Oceania – New Zealand
  • Africa – Ghana, Egypt, Tanzania, Senegal, Gabon
  • Europe – Spain

For detailed information on our company and products, download the Escorts Railway Equipment Division Brochure.


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