Burn Standard Company Ltd., is one of the oldest and a leading wagon builder in India. The wagon building activities are carried out at two Engineering Units at Howrah and Burnpur situated in West Bengal, India. During the early days , Burn & Company undertook building and contracting work. Subsequently in the 50s of the last century, it ventured into the field of Railway Engineering, altogether new development in the country's economy . With the rapid expansion of Railways, Burn & Company started manufacturing Railway rolling stock at Howrah to cater to the increasing demand. The Burnpur works, earlier Indian Standard Wagon Ltd., Burnpur, - since its early days (from 1920) developed excellence in manufacturing Railway wagons, forged components, springs etc.