Jindal Steel and Power Limited, NSE Symbol:JINDALSTEL, BSE Script Code: 532286, a leading steel and energy company gets the approval for regular rail supply from Research Design & Standards Organisation (RSDO) for Indian Railways ongoing and upcoming projects. RSDO works under the Railway Board. RSDO approved field performance of UIC 60 kg, 880 Grade prime (Class-A) rails produced by Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) at its Raigarh Plant. Railway board approved the RSDO’s test report and considered the UIC 60 kg, 880 Grade prime (Class-A) is perfect for use in Railways. Approval of RSDO itself is an achievement for JSPL’s Rail project as benchmark of their quality and safety parameters are very strong and many rail producers cannot meet its’ quality guidelines provided by RDSO.
Besides, JSPL also started supplying of 880 grade main track and 1080 grade Head Hardened rails to several metro Rails projects in India, such as Rail Vikas Nigam Limited’s Kolkata Metro rail project and Pune Metro. Earlier RDSO approved the 1080 grade HH rails, JSPL developed Special rails, Asymmetric Rails R260 and 1175HT grades for heavy load carrying wagon of 75 tones/wagon.
JSPL also supplies special grade rail blooms to France Rail, Hayange in Europe. JSPL’s special grade rail blooms meets the quality and safety parameters approved by European Railways. JSPL exported 2.5 Lac Tonnes of rails through Indian PSUs (IRCON & STC) to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Africa.
Managing Director, of JSPL, Mr. V R Sharma said, “It’s a landmark development towards India’s quest for AtmaNirbhar Bharat and it is a momentous occasion for our rail business. We are thankful to the Ministry of Railways and the Ministry of Steel for encouraging domestic manufacturing of Rails. We are thankful to the RDSO for field performance approval of UIC 60 kg, 880 Grade prime (Class-A) rails of JSPL.”