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Railway Equipment Division

Escorts’ Railway Equipment Division (RED) possesses a rich, multi-decade experience in the Manufacturing 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 collaboration with leading technology providers. The division has specialized in the safety, comfort and reliability niche.

Escorts Limited was the first to commence manufacturing of Compressed Air Brake system in India, for railway applications in 1981.

Escorts has ultra-modern, precision manufacturing facilities for Distributor Valves and is the largest manufacturer in Asia, having supplied over 100,000 nos. to Indian Railway for various freight and passenger car applications.

Escorts has been a supplier of advanced Coupler systems to Indian Railways to haul wide variety of rakes such as High Speed Trains, Metros, EMUs, MEMUs & DMUs for over the past 30 years. We also supply high capacity couplers for locomotives which include GM/EMD Locos and ALCO Locos.

Escorts manufactures heavy duty Hydraulic Dampers & Air Suspension Control Equipment for Indian Railways. Our suspension systems ensure a constant floor height on coaches by optimizing the values of stiffness and damping the vibration to provide passenger comfort.

Escorts Limited is manufacturing Composite Brake Blocks and Pads for Indian railways and export markets. The raw materials are sourced from prime manufactures/mines to ensure proper quality. The mixers are PLC controlled to avoid any human error.

Escorts has fully equipped labs for complete testing of raw materials and finished products.

    Manufacturing Excellence

    The manufacturing plant of the Railway Equipment Division is spread across an area of over 1,50,695 sq. ft. and houses superior production and testing facilities, inclusive of a research and development centre. The unit is capable of manufacturing crucial railway products of high quality. This is further ensured with the involvement of proficient human resource and technology advancement

    • Lean manufacturing concept with capability to produce multipletechnology-based products through engagement of multiple processes
    • State-of-the-art CNC machining (HMCs, VMCs, TCs & DTCs), hydraulic power presses ranging from 50 tons to 1000 tons, rubber and friction material mixers/kneaders, injection and compression moulding, welding, heat treatment and heat xchanger ovens
    • Dust-free air conditioned assembly shops for manufacturing highly critical products
    • Process design based on FMEA outcomes to achieve optimum process apabilities (SPC)
    • Captive power generation of approx 4.5 MW for 100% power backup to run uninterrupted manufacturing

    Railway Equipment Division Certifications