Thursday, 25 July 2024


Braithwaite & Co. Ltd. Flags Off New BLSS Wagons ( Spine Cars )

Staff Reporter –

Braithwaite & Co. Ltd. (BCL) has Designed, Developed & Manufactured the New BLSS Wagons (Spine Cars) in its Clive (Kolkata) Works. New BLSS Wagons (Spine Cars) are specialized 25T Axle load Flat cars designed specifically to carry intermodal containers and trailers. These are optimized to carry all types of containers and therefore bring in more flexibility for transportation.

The BLSS Wagon design is lean and its structure is more robust and lighter. The carrying capacity of the rake would, therefore, increase by 7.4% making it commercially advantageous. The First Rake of Newly built BLSS Wagons was Flagged Off on 5th March 2023 from its Clive (Kolkata) Works by Shri Sanjiv Garg, MD, Pipavav Railway Corporation Ltd. (PRCL), Sri Saurav

Sood, President & MD, GATX India Pvt. Ltd.; Shri Jitendra Kapoor, Head Surface Transport and Trucking-South Asia, A P Moller-Maersk Line India Pvt. Ltd.; and Sri Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite & Co. Ltd. Shri Rajiv Kumar Kochhar, Advisor (Logistics)-PRCL, Sri Nitin Kulshrestha, Sr. Vice President & Chief Operating

Officer, GATX India Pvt. Ltd.; Sri Salim G Purushothaman, Director (Production)-BCL and Sri Kalyan Kumar Coari, Director (Finance)-BCL also graced the occasion. Senior Management officials and employees from Braithwaite & Co. Ltd also attended the Flag Off ceremony. This consignment is for M/s. Pipavav Railway Corporation Ltd. through GATX India

Pvt. Ltd.
New BLSS Wagon Designed, Developed & Manufactured by Braithwaite & Co. Ltd. customizing vendor’s requirements is yet another colourful feather in its products range and proves technical capabilities of the highest standards in Railways Sector.