Railways set to modernize 150-yr-old Jamalpur workshop

Railways set to modernize 150-yr-old Jamalpur workshop

The railways has chalked out an ambitious plan for modernization of the 150-year-old railway workshop at Jamalpur in Munger district at an estimated cost of Rs 117.46 crore.

Under the new plan, the railways would further improve its infrastructure to cope with the demands of new technology to manufacture rail components as well as to carry out maintenance work of locomotives, cranes and wagons smoothly.

According to chief works manager (CWM) Animesh Sinha, the Jamalpur workshop had come into being on February 8, 1862. It was the first workshop of the country to manufacture steam engine CA 764 `Lady Curzon’ in 1899 at a cost of Rs 33,000 only. Besides, it was the first to establish a rail foundry in 1893 whereas it had set up a rolling mill in 1870 to fulfill the needs of the railways, he said.

Source: TOI



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