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Zyfra to provide technology for MCF’s metro coaches, India [free access]

April 9, 2019

Zyfra, an artificial intelligence (AI) and industrial internet of things (IIoT) solutions firm, has signed an agreement to provide technology and expertise to Modern Coach Factory (MCF). The contract will allow MCF to manufacture metro coaches that are compliant with international standards under the Make in India programme by 2021. MCF launched the tender in January 2019. The scope of work includes transfer of technology to design, develop, manufacture, test, and maintain the aluminum body coaches for metro trains.

 

The domestically manufactured coaches will help bring down the per coach cost to INR70 million–INR80 million, as against the cost of INR80 million–INR90 million when procured from international companies.

 

(1 INR [Indian Rupee] = 0.01 USD)