Besco Limited (Wagon Division) - Rolling Stock

Besco Limited (Wagon Division) is the flagship Company of the Tantia family and its incorporation dates back to 1922 as Pioneer Electric Steel Co. and was afterwards merged with British India Iron & Steel Company in the year 1928 to form Hukumchand Electric Steel Company Limited Subsequently in the year 1942, its name was changed to Bhartia Electric Steel Co. Ltd upon the Company being taken over by the Bhartia Family. In the year 1960, the Tantia Family took over the Company from the Bhartias' but retained the name to Bhartia Electric Steel Co. Ltd. until the year 1993 wherein the name was changed to BESCO Ltd. In the year 2006, the Company was vertically split into two divisions, namely, Besco Limited (Wagon Division) and Besco Limited (Foundry Division) with our founder Shri Om Prakash Tantia spear heading the Wagon Division.

Over the years the Company has developed state of the art capabilities for designing and developing tailor made Freight Wagons, EMU and MEMU to suit customer's requirements. The company is capable of supplying rolling stock to international quality standards at competitive rates while adhering to safely, highest quality and standards.

The Company has two plants situated at Ballygunge, West Bengal and Baruipur, West Bengal with a total combined installed capacity to produce 5000 wagons per annum Both the units are RDSO G105 as well as ISO certified.

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