Siemens to supply indigenous propulsion system to railways

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According to Executive VP and Head, Mobility, Siemens, the company in line with the Make in India initiative, is supplying indigenously-made propulsion systems to the Indian Railways, which is upgrading its electric locomotives from 6,000 HP to 9,000 HP as part of its rail electrification initiative. The company is equipping the Railways 9,000 HP electric locomotive with the first indigenously designed and produced integrated propulsion system and steel tank transformer. These locomotives will boost the haulage capacity of Indian Railways by about 50 percent, thereby improving average speed and utilization of rolling stock assets. The advanced technology aims to save traction energy cost, thereby reducing fuel expenses and carbon emissions. This important milestone is a step towards fulfilling Indian Railways' vision of complete electrification, enhanced haulage capability and building high-technology systems. Siemens focuses on power generation and distribution, intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems, automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries and is a leading supplier of smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport and infrastructure solutions for Smart Cities.

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