Mumbai, India (Urban Transport News): The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on April 19, 2021, opened the financial bids of contract called for supply and installation of signalling, train control and platform screen door system for Line 4 & Line 4A of Mumbai Metro Rail Project.
According to bid results, French multinational firm Alstom Transport emerged as the lowest bidders among the other three bidders including Bombardier Transportation which was recently acquired by Alstom. The other two bidders Hitachi Rail STS India Pvt. Ltd and Siemens India Ltd secured L2 and L3 positions respectively.
The tender for this contract package (CA-72) was invited in April 2020 and technical bids were opened in September to reveal the names of contractors. The bids of Bombardier Transportation were not opened as it is now part of Alstom Transport.
The scope of work includes design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of Signalling and Train Control including Platform Screen Doors system for Main Line and Depot of Line 4 and its Extension Corridor (Wadala – Kasarvadavali – Gaimukh) of Mumbai Metro Rail Project.
Alstom will supply 39 (6- coach MOVIA model) trains to MMRDA which will be manufactured at its metro coach factory in Savli, Gujarat. For this, MMRDA had awarded a contract worth Rs 1,853.28 crores to Bombardier Transportation in March 2021.
The under-construction Line 4 of Mumbai Metro will span 32.32 km from Wadala to Kasarvadavali via 32 stations. The estimated cost of this line is Rs 14,549 crore. Under 2.88 km extension line 4A, two stations will be added at Gowniwada and Gaimukh.
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