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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
27-March-2018 18:55 IST
Switch over to LHB Train Coaches

              Indian Railways (IR) is making all out efforts to replace all its existing fleet of coaches with Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches. It has been decided that the Production Units of Indian Railways would be manufacturing only LHB coaches from the year 2018-19 onwards.

              The approved production target of LHB coaches for 2018-19 is 3,025 coaches. The number of LHB coaches produced since 2014, year-wise, are as given below:

Year

LHB coach production

2014-15

555

2015-16

1044

2016-17

1469

2017-18 (Till February 2018)

2076

Total

5144

 

         This information was made available in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

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