Chennai Metro to procure Rolling Stock coaches and Depot M&P for Phase II

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2020-06-05 18:27:48 Viewer: 127 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Chennai

Chennai Metro to procure Rolling Stock coaches and Depot M&P for Phase II

Chennai, India (Urban Transport News): Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has recently issued its plan for the procurement of Machinery & Plants (Depot M&P), Rolling Stock coaches and other materials for Phase II of the Chennai Metro Rail Project. In its plan, CMRL has set the deadline for procurement for the year 2023, 2024 and 2025. According to the plan shared by CMRL, they will procure a total of 414 metro coaches in the next four years in a phased manner. Out of 126 Rolling Stock coaches will be procured on a lease basis.

Rolling Stock Coaches

As per the detailed procurement report (DPR) of phase II, the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) will issue tenders for the procurement of Rolling Stock coaches as per the details given below by the year 2025.

  • 210 coaches for priority section of Corridor 3 & 5: Three coach trains with 67% traction were proposed in DPR for operation in elevated and Underground sections of all three corridors of phase 2 of the Chennai Metro Rail project and operated with 25 KV power supply. These coaches shall be procured with JICA tied loans.
  • 78 coaches for Corridor 4: Three coach trains with 67% traction were proposed in DPR for operation in elevated and UG sections of all three corridors of phase 2 of the Chennai Metro Rail project and operated with 25 KV power supply. These coaches shall be procured through International Competitive Bidding (ICB) process.
  • 126 coaches for balance section of Corridor 3 & 5: Three coach trains with 67% traction were proposed in DPR for operation in elevated and Underground sections of all three corridors of phase 2 of the Chennai Metro Rail project and operated with 25 KV power supply. These coaches shall be procured with the leasing options for this section.

Machinery & Plants (Depot M&P)

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) will also float tenders for procurement of the following machinery and plants (Depot M&P) for its three metro depots namely Pooamalle, Siruseri/Sholinganallur and Madavaram by the year 2023, 2024 and 2025 respectively.

  • Underfloor Wheel Lathe Machine for Wheel Reprofiling - 1 No.
  • Battery-operated Shunter - 3 Nos.
  • Rail -cum- Road Rescue Vehicle - 1 No.
  • Automatic Train Coach Wash Plant - 4 Nos.
  • Retractable OHE System - 8 Nos.
  • Bogie Wash Plant - 1 No.
  • Synchronised Mobile Lifting Jacks - 4 Nos. (Sets of 12, 16T capacity)
  • Pit Jacks - 4 Nos. (Sets of 12)
  • Hand Pallet Truck - 8 Nos.
  • Steel Trestle - 4 Nos. (Sets of 12)
  • Mobile Battery Charger - 4 Nos.
  • Pedestal Grinder - 3 Nos.
  • Fork Lift - 4 Nos.
  • Platform Truck - 6 Nos.
  • Ultrasonic Flaw Detector - 6 Nos.
  • Re-railing Equipment - 1 Set
  • EOT Crane (30KN) - 4 Nos.
  • EOT Crane (200KN/50KN) - 4 Nos.
  • EOT Crane (52 KN) with 4 legged Slings - 4 Nos.
  • EOT Crane (2T) - 3 Nos.
  • Monorail Manual Hoist with Slings (2T) - 3 Nos.
  • Bogie Manipulator - 3 Nos.
  • Bogie Trun Table - 8 Nos.
  • Bogie Testing Unit - 3 Nos.
  • Bogie Pusher - 3 Nos.
  • Hot Water Jet Spray - 4 Nos.
  • Stationary Air Compressor with Accessories - 2 Nos.
  • Portable Air Compressor - 7 Nos.
  • Battery-operated Scissors Lift - 7 Nos.

In addition to the above, following Depot M&P will be procured for Wimco Nagar Metro depot by 2020:-

  • Mobile Lifting Jacks - 18 Nos.
  • EOT Crane (3T/10T) - 1 No.
  • Automatic Train Wash Plant - 1 No.
  • Self-propelled Battery Operated Scissor Lift - 1 No.
  • Car Body Stand - 16 Nos.
  • Manual Pallet Truck+B12 - 4 Nos.
  • Portable Air Compressor - 1 No.
  • Conical Spring Tester - 1 No.

According to the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), a total of the 52-km section of Phase II of the Chennai Metro Rail project which includes Line-5 (Madhavaram to CMBT) and Line-3 (Madhavaram to Sholinganallur) termed as ‘priority corridors’. The priority corridors will be financed by Japanse financing body Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). In December 2019, JICA had changed its financing strategy to fund the major infrastructure projects in India. According to the new financing strategy, only Indian firms can participate in the bidding process of the metro rail projects being financed by JICA. Hence, there is a possibility that only Japanese rolling stock manufacturers or joint-ventures with Japanese firms will be allowed to participate in the bidding process. The detailed specifications of the Rolling Stock coaches and Depot M&P will be given in tender notifications to be issued by the Chennai Metro Rail Limited. For more details, please explore our Chennai Metro section or subscribe to our premium membership.

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