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Bombardier’s Savli site continues strong production of its bogie frame

Bombardier Savli has also produced 1,600 complete FLEXX bogies for the Delhi Metro, including 1,200 complete rail cars.

December 14, 2020  by CM Staff

Bombardier’s Savli site near Vadodara in India has been manufacturing bogies for domestic and export rail projects since 2008.

BERLIN — On Dec. 14, Bombardier Transportation announces the roll-out of the 5,000th BOMBARDIER FLEXX bogie frame from its bogie assembly hall at its Savli site in India. With these frames, the site has also produced around 3,000 complete bogies for local and international projects.

“This achievement supports the Indian Government’s ambition to drive domestic industrial capacity and transform local rail manufacturing,” said Rajeev Joisar, Managing Director India at Bombardier Transportation. He added, “Thank you to our customers in India and across the world for their confidence in us and congratulations to our Bombardier Savli employees on this impressive milestone.”

The bogie assembly hall in Savli, near Vadodara in India, has manufactured more than 1,600 FLEXX bogies for metros operating on the Delhi Metro network, as well as produced bogies and bogie components for projects in Australia, the Middle East, South America and Europe.

Employees at the bogie manufacturing hall in Savli are trained according to Bombardier’s global standards to ensure products of the highest quality. The Savli site is certified with the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS), Environmental Standards (ISO) and Occupational Health and Safety Standard (OHSAS), Quality Management System Certification (QMS) and Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Management System.