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Burn & Co. came into existence in 1781 at Howrah, WB. In 1976 following Nationalization, the Company was amalgamated with Indian Standard Wagon Company and renamed as Burn Standard Company Limited. At present, Company has two (02) Engineering units at Howrah & Burnpur and one (01) Foundry unit at Howrah.

Monorail Project at Kolkata
Burn Standard Co. Ltd. (BSCL) intends to set up a Hybrid Monorail Transportation System under “BUILD OWN OPERATE AND MAINTAIN (BOOM)” passing through Budge Budge to Ruby General Hospital to cover about 30 Kms. initially attracting an investment of Rs. 4000 Crores approx in the form of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

The proposed Hybrid Monorail shall have capacity of 50,000 PPHPD, which is more than adequate to meet the requirement of the City. The Ridership could be minimum 2,00,000 passengers per day. It is self propelled CNG/LPG and having re-generative braking system for maximum efficiency. The entire transportation system shall have no pollution and eligible for Carbon credit.

BSCL will have technology partner from the Global resources who will be providing the entire technology. Investment in the said Hybrid Monorail Transportation System will be arranged through FDI provider.

BSCL has submitted a proposal to the Government of West Bengal for granting Right of way for setting up of Hybrid Monorail Transportation System in Kolkata without any investment from the Government of West Bengal and other local authorities. This proposal has been agreed by Govt of West Bengal. After complying the due formalities, MOU will be signed for execution of Monorail project at Kolkata. Total execution period is approximately 36 months.




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