RVNL was established in 2003 by the Government of India as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ministry of Railway

The primary mission of RVNL is to implement rail infrastructure projects such as the construction of new railway lines, gauge conversion, and doubling of tracks to enhance the railway network's efficiency and capacity.

RVNL launched its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in March 2019, and its shares are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India.

The company manages and executes projects on a turnkey basis, which involves all stages from concept to commissioning, including project planning, design, financing, and construction.

RVNL has shown consistent financial growth and profitability. For the financial year 2022-23, the company reported significant revenues and profits, reflecting its strong operational performance.

As of 2023, RVNL has completed numerous high-profile projects, including new rail lines, track doubling, electrification, and major bridge construction projects.

RVNL is exploring opportunities to expand its operations internationally. It has expressed interest in participating in rail infrastructure projects in neighboring countries and other regions.

RVNL is committed to incorporating advanced technology and modern construction practices in its projects.

The company places a strong emphasis on sustainable development and environmental protection.

RVNL has received several awards and accolades for its outstanding contribution to India's railway infrastructure development