AHMEDABAD (Metro Rail News): Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) has invited tenders to manufacture and supply 30 new coaches for Ahmedabad Metro’s Phase 2 project.
Ahmedabad’s 28.254 km project which is under construction includes the north-south Red Line getting extended by 22.838 km from Motera Stadium to Mahatma Mandir via 20 stations and a 5.416 km spur from GNLU to GIFT City via 2 new stations.
GMRC aims to operate 10 trains in a 3-coach configuration and stable them at the proposed Indroda Depot in Gandhinagar. This systems contract will be funded through a loan from France’s Agence Française de Développement (AFD).
The estimate and completion period are not disclosed whereas the bid submission deadline is on 13th June, 2022.
The scope of this contract includes Design, Manufacture, Supply, Testing, Commissioning and Training of 30 nos. of Standard Gauge Cars for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Phase-II Project
Trial runs on Ahmedabad Metro’s Red Line started in February between APMC – Jivraj Park.