Rail & Road Protec GmbH (r2p) and Medha Servo Drives PVT. LTD. (Medha) announced today that they have signed an agreement starting up manufacturing of r2p rail certified CCTV technology for the Indian Railway market. The combination of German developed heavily ruggedized CCTV technology manufactured locally in Hyderabad by Medha is expected to become a powerful cooperation. First Indian-made units will become available in Q3, 2014.
The R8compact recorder is certified for the rail industry (EN 50155) with TX temperature range (up to 85° Celsius) as well as meeting road vehicles certifications (e-certificate): This cooperation will broaden the Medha product portfolio and open the Indian rail market for r2p technologies.
r2p is a fast growing technology group with headquarters based in Flensburg, Germany. r2p develops and provides advanced CCTV and Telematics Solutions for the mobile sector, such as rolling stock, busses, construction vehicle fleets, etc. While Flensburg, Germany is r2p’s home base, r2p’s subsidiaries lie in Viborg, Denmark and Recife, Brazil, further r2p representation is located in Maidenhead, United Kingdom and with r2p’s partners in 15 countries. The cooperation with Medha will provide r2p with a strong market platform on the India rail market.
The company Medha is based in Hyderabad, India. With its thirty years of experience, Medha is a leading player in the Indian rail market today. Medha designs, develops and manufactures high quality technical products for both on-board and wayside applications in Railways.
Ulrik Rasmussen, CEO of r2p: “We are more than pleased with having signed the agreement with Medha and are looking forward to growing the market jointly. Medha has a strong market position towards Indian Railways and a strong technical platform. We are looking forward to working together with more than 1.800 dedicated rail professionals.”
Srinivas Reddy, Executive Director (Marketing) of Medha said: “We are pleased to have signed an agreement with r2p for CCTV products for Indian market. Medha has always cherished using latest technology for benefit of customer and we hope that by joining forces with r2p, a technical leadership in this area, we can bring good products to Indian rail market.”