Ukrainian industrial company Interpipe announced the development of a new design of railway wheels specifically for Indian Railways.
The press service of Interpipe said that thanks to the new design, the Indian carrier expects to significantly increase the safety of railway traffic after repairs of passenger cars.
“Especially for Indian Railways, we have developed an improved wheel design for passenger transport in accordance with the operating conditions in India. Interpipe NTZ has already started fulfilling this order. We expect to supply the Indian national railway operator with a record volume of wheels. This will help Interpipe strengthen its long-term relationship with Indian Railways, ”said Interpipe.
They recalled that they have been cooperating with Indian Railways for over 25 years. During this time, the company supplied both locomotive and passenger wheels to India.
Railways are the most popular way of getting around India. They cover the entire country. The Indian track is wider than the European one and even the one that was laid in the countries of the former USSR. Its width is 1676 mm, while it is called “Indian”.