Hitachi and Nippon Signal revealed as bidders for Chennai Metro Line 3’s Signalling contract

This 45.81 km stretch of the 119.8 km Chennai Metro Phase 2 project will run in a north-south orientation to connect Madhavaram – SIPCOT 2.

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CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. (CMRL) had opened technical bids for Metro Line-3’s Signalling and Train Control and Video Management systems’ contract (ASA04). Hitachi Rail STS India Pvt. ltd. and Nippon Signal Co. Ltd. have been revealed as the bidders for this contract.

This 45.81 km stretch of the 119.8 km Chennai Metro Phase 2 project will run in a north-south orientation to connect Madhavaram – SIPCOT 2. This project’s development is being financed through a loan by JICA.

CMRL invited tenders for this contract in August 2021 for which the estimate is unknown and the deadline is of 1640 days (4.5 year). The scope of this contract includes the Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Signalling and Train Control System and Video Management System

The bids for this contract have now been sent for technical bid evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is done, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely supplier.

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