3-day International Rail Coach Expo to be concluded in Chennai
The first International Rail Coach Expo (IRCE) was being held on 17-19th May, 2018 in the ICF RPF Parade Grounds, Chennai. tFor the first time such an International Rail Coach Expo was held in India focussing on Rail Coaches and train sets. It was a unique platform which brought different suppliers under one roof and create synergy for “Make in India”.
Many reputed rail car and equipment builders showcased their technology and products. In all there were100+ exhibitors from 10+ countries, showcasing exclusive platform to meet and interact with the decision makers and senior officials of ICF and other Indian Railway production units. Rolling Stock designs viz. train sets for 160 kmph were on display.
The inaugural function was attended by Governor of Tamil Nadu, Minister of State of Railways, Minister for Industries Tamil Nadu, Chairman Railway Board, Railway Board Members, GMs and other HODs from all Indian Railways.
The expo was hosted by Integral Coach Factory (ICF), under the Ministry of Railways, in alliance with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and RITES Ltd. a PSU under the Ministry of Railways.