BEML recently celebrated the rollout of its 650th metro car.

INDIA: Delhi Metro Rail Corp has awarded BEML a Rs7·47bn contract to supply 92 standard gauge metro cars by 2020.

These will be put in service on lines 7 and 8 of the metro, which are planned as part of the third phase of the network’s construction.

In March 2012 Japan International Co-operation Agency signed a Rs79bn soft loan to fund Phase III of the metro. The trains will incorporate Japanese regenerative braking technology.