CHENNAI, INDIA (Metro Rail News): CMRL has opened technical bids of Rolling Stock contract package for phase-02 on 30th September 2021. A total of three bidders have submitted their bids for the supply of 78 coaches, 26 train seats for the corridor-04 project of Chennai Metro.
This project includes Design, Manufacture, Testing, Commissioning of standard gauge metro rolling stock and training of personnel for phase-02.
The Contenders for this project are Alstom Transport India Titagarh Wagons Ltd. BEML Ltd. Tender notice for this project was issued on December 2020. CMRL will procure 540 coaches for phase-02 corridors. Our of 78 coaches for cooriodr-04, 336 coaches for corridor-03 & 05 and the remaining 126 coaches will be procured on lease basis.
The 26.09 KMs corridor-04 will connect Lighthouse to Poonamalle Bypass via Porur through 28 stations, wherein 18 stations will be elevated, and the remaining 10 stations will be underground.