Alstom wins order to design and manufacture 312 metro cars for Delhi Metro Phase IV

234 standard gauge cars for extended sections of Lines 7 & 8 and 78 standard gauge cars for the Aerocity – Tughlakabad corridor, including 15-year maintenance of these 78 cars.

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Delhi Metro Phase IV /Representational Image
Delhi Metro Phase IV /Representational Image

NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Alstom, a global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has been awarded the contract to design, manufacture, supply, test, and commission 312 standard gauge metro cars for Delhi Metro Phase IV expansion by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
The order, worth €312 million, includes the following:
▪ Design & manufacturing of 234 standard gauge metro cars for Line 7 extension (Pink Line
12.558 km) on the Mukundpur– Maujpur corridor and the Line 8 extension (Magenta
Line 28.92 km) for the Janakpuri West – RK Ashram corridor.
▪ Design and manufacture of 78 standard gauge metro cars for the 23.622 km Silver Line
between Aerocity and Tughlakabad, including 15-year maintenance of these 78 cars.
Alstom will supply its class-leading Metropolis trainsets for this order. Metropolis trains offer
a unique design and a wide range of configurations and ensure the highest performance due to the perfect combination of proven and reliable components and innovations. With its
extensive track record, low lifecycle costs, and keen focus on passenger experience, Alstom’s Metropolis metros set the standard in reliable and attractive metro services worldwide.
Alstom has delivered more than 800 metro cars that are in service for the Delhi Metro
network. The new trains will be built at Alstom’s largest Urban Rolling Stock manufacturing
site in Sricity (Andhra Pradesh), with a strong portfolio of delivering for major domestic
and international projects.
Commenting on this win, Olivier Loison, Managing Director, Alstom India Cluster, said,
“Delhi NCR is amongst the largest urban clusters in the world. Faced with the realities of
climate change, such megacities need reliable and sustainable public transport solutions.
Alstom is pleased to continue the partnership with Delhi Metro, one of Asia’s largest rapid
transit systems. Our trains have a high recyclability of all materials and low-weight design
to reduce energy consumption that will greatly contribute to minimising environmental
impact in the region.”
Presently, the Delhi Metro network consists of about 391 km. with 286 stations. The network has now crossed the boundaries of Delhi to reach Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Bahadurgarh and Ballabhgarh in Haryana.
In addition to providing rolling stock, Alstom has in the past partnered with DMRC for several other projects, including the successful implementation of supply and commissioning of train control and signalling system for DMRC’s Red line(L1), (Yellow Line (L2), Green Line (L5), Violet Line (L6), Pink Line (L7) during Phase I, II & III.
Alstom has also delivered metro trains for the cities of Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Kochi and
is currently delivering trains & signalling for Bhopal–Indore Metro project, Kanpur-Agra
The metro project, Mumbai Metro Line 3 and India’s first semi-high-speed rail network,
NCRTC-RRTS connects Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut.

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