Rail Coach Factory is situated in Hussianpur Village on Kapurthala – Sultanpur Lodhi road. It is almost 8 kilometers from Kapurthala City.
The factory is pioneer in production of rail coaches. It was established in year 1986. First coach production was in 1988.
More than 36000 coaches are running across length and breadth of India. It has state of art CAD and CNC Design facilities for different coach designs.
In year 2020-21, It rolled out 1500 coaches. It achieved productivity of 7.28 coaches a day in March 2021. A record production by the factory. In the year 2019-20 it produced 1342 coaches.
The production of coaches includes
- LVPH Mark-II
- AC 3 Tier Economy
- 160 kmph Double Decker
Rail Coach Factory (RCF) Kapurthala keeps on enhancing production facilities and innovative solutions.
The factory has commissioned 3rd in-house manufactured LHB Shell assembly Jig with enhanced features and reduced cost.
It has commissioned two more coach shower testing Rigs. One additional rig is under erection. The enhanced coach shower testing capacity is 15 coaches a day.
PARDARSY – PARtners Direct Access & Registration SYstem portal launched by GM/RCF, Sh. Ravinder Gupta. The 100% online Vendor interface manages Tendering to Billing. The main functions includes Electronic Dispatch Note, Digital Receipt Note, Electronic Bill (e-Bill). It provides ease of business to vendors dealing with Rail Coach Factory.
PARDARSY Official Website Link : https://pardarsy.railnet.gov.in (as on 01-Apr-2021)
Rail coach factory has integrated township. It is one of best areas to reside with lush green surroundings. It has 6 schools. A 76 bedded hospital along with banks with ATM facilities. It has shopping complexes. A beautiful lake area and a big stadium. The 18 hole golf course of Rail Coach factory is Kohinoor in all these facilities. Synthetic lawn-tennis courts, international level swimming pools, Astroturf Hockey stadium, Skating ring are all of international standards.
Rail coach factory also houses a golf course and lake for recreational of staff and their families.
Official Rail Coach Factory Website: www.rcf.indianrailways.gov.in