Railways to Set Up Metro, Rail Coach Factory in Maharashtra’S Latur (Download PDF)


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The Indian Railways has decided to manufacture Metro coaches at a factory in Latur. The coaches manufactured at this plant are expected to be exported to other countries. This project is worth Rs. 600 crore.

Image of Railways to set up a coach factory in marathwada

Image of Railways to Set up a Coach Factory in Marathwada

Image of Railways to set up a coach factory in marathwada

An MOU was signed during the valedictory session of the Magnetic Maharashtra Convergence Summit 2018, held at Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in this regard.

Project to Bring Prosperity to Region

  • The Railways plans to increase the investment to Rs. 2, 000 crore to bring prosperity to the financially backward regions of Latur, Osmanabad and Nanded in Marathwada.

Map of Regions of Latur

Map of Regions of Latur

Map of Regions of Latur

  • The railways plans to generate 15, 000 jobs and accelerate the commercial development of the area.

Project Implementation Details

  • The initiative was divided into phases, with the first phase requiring an area of 150 hectares.

  • The State will provide the required 150 hectares of land for the first phase at a concessional rate, and help in rail connectivity.

  • Water-tax, electricity, and GST concessions are to be provided.

  • Road connectivity will be provided, as will be speedy clearances of statutory requirements.

Where is Latur?

  • Latur is a district in Maharashtra state- primarily agricultural district

  • Latur city is the district headquarters.

  • Latur District is bound by Nanded District to the northeast; the state border with Karnataka to the east and southeast;

- Published/Last Modified on: April 19, 2018

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