Wagon Manufacturing Om Besco Group
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
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.