Rolling Stock Design

    Business Profile

    The Rolling Stock Design (RSD) unit specializes in design and development of rolling stock, including modification and upgrade, for domestic as well as export market. It undertakes studies with high technical content such as crashworthiness simulation and field testing, static and dynamic structural analysis simulations, linear and non-linear FEM analysis, and vehicle dynamics simulation. Also, it executes technically complex turnkey projects.

    Major Projects

    • Development of special wagons for transportation of battle tank
    • Development of low height container flat wagons
    • Development of 20-axle special wagons
    • Design of frameless tank wagon (BTFLN)
    • Design of wagon for carrying fly ash and clinker
    • Design of crashworthy coaches
    • Design of bulk food grain (BCBFG) wagon
    • Design of special wagon (300-T capacity)
    • Design of wagon for carrying liquid ammonia under high pressure
    • Finite element analysis of rail
    • Consultancy services for fatigue test of Jaipur Metro bogie (RS8) frame for BEML
    • Consultancy in manufacturing & supply of frameless tank wagon (BTFLN)
    • Consultancy in manufacturing & supply of bulk food grain (BCBFG) wagon
    • Development of high-capacity wagon for carrying milk (milk van)
    • Consultancy for induction of 160/200kmph self-propelled accident relief trains (SPART) over IR system
    • PMC for procurement of BTPGLN wagons by HPCL & BPCL
    • Study for reduction in pit-line examination time of trains
    • Study for improvement in freight train examination practices
    • Study of emission from diesel locomotives and setting up of emission standards
    • Preparation of DPR for conversion of existing IR freight yard into smart yard
    • Setting up of solid waste management plants at major railway stations



    Contact Information


    General Manager, RSD


    Jt. General Manager [RSD]