Bangalore, Metro Rail News: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) awarded Alstom a EUR 71 million contract to provide power supply and traction electrification for the 33-km extension to Bangalore Metro under Phase II. It is Alstom’s largest third-rail electrification contract in India.
The scope of contract includes engineering, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 750V DC third-rail traction electrification, the construction of 30 33kV/415V auxiliary substations, 26 33kV/750V DC traction substations and a 33kV cable distribution network along the viaduct. Alstom will work on integrating this new infrastructure with the existing system on
“Our significance of our relationship with BMRCL, going back to 2009, is underlined by the fact that Bangalore hosts one of Alstom’s most significant sites. Alstom’s footprint in systems and infrastructure is growing rapidly, and this project will give us an opportunity to extend our cutting-edge capabilities and solutions to our customer,” said Alain Spohr, Alstom Managing Director, India & South Asia.
“The new line, once commissioned, will bring in
Phase II encompasses
This is the second major contract win for Alstom in the city of Bangalore. In 2009, Alstom won the contract to provide the U200