NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Alstom Transport India has received a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC) for the delivery of 312 Standard gauge Rolling Stock coaches as part of contract package RS-17 for Delhi Metro Phase 4 on October 27, 2022. The total contract value for this order is Rs. 26,31,36,02,343 (USD 3,019,380 + EUR 44,348,957).
The scope of the work are:
Part A: Design, Manufacture, Supply, Testing, Commissioning, Training of 234 Nos. Standard Gauge Cars for Extended Sections of Line 7 & 8 under Phase 4 of Delhi Metro Rail Project.
Part B: Design, Manufacture, Supply, Testing, Commissioning, Training of 78 Nos. of Standard Gauge Cars Including Comprehensive Maintenance up to Fifteen Years. These 78 Nos. Standard Gauge Cars for Aerocity city – Tughlakabad Corridor of Phase 4 of Delhi Metro Rail Project.
The tender floated for the aforementioned work was published with a 236-week delivery period in June 2021. Technical bids went live on 1st February 2022. The estimated value of the contract was Rs. 3567.11 crore.
Five bidders competed for the contract package DMRC/RS-17: Alstom Transport India Ltd., BEML Ltd., CAF India Pvt. Ltd., JSC Metrowagonmash, and Titagarh Wagons Ltd. Financial bids were opened in September.
The rolling stock coaches delivery schedule is divided into two sections:
A total of 144 coaches (24 x 6 coaches) for the 28.92 km of Magenta line extension (Janakpuri West – RK Ashram) and 90 coaches (15 x 6 coaches) for the 12.558 km Pink Line extension (Mukundpur – Maujpur).
There are 78 coaches (13 x 6) for the 23.622 km long Silver Line (Aerocity – Tughlakabad) that is currently under development.
Rolling Stock Cars with 3.2 m in width, lightweight, stainless steel construction, and compliance with a standard gauge track system will be provided by Alstom.