Maha Metro invites EOI for supply of coaches for Nashik Metro Neo Project

Expression of Interest for Design, Manufacture, Supply, Testing, Commissioning of Tyred Based Electric Bus Running on OHE at Nashik for Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.


NAGPUR (Metro Rail News): Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (Maha Metro) invites Expressions of Interest (EOI) for providing 50 Coaches (36 coaches for corridor 1 and 14 coaches for corridor 2) for the Nashik Metro Neo Project.

Name of Work – Expression of Interest for Design, Manufacture, Supply, Testing, Commissioning of Tyred Based Electric Bus Running on OHE at Nashik for Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

Important Details

EOI Notice No. – NS1-RS-0212021

Period of Completion 18 Months

Documents on sale – 23.03.2021 from 16:00 Hrs to 05.05.2021till16:00 Hrs

Date of Pre-EOI Meeting – 20.04.2021 at 11:00 Hrs

Date & Time of submission of EOIs – Online submission up to 05.05.2021 till 16:00 Hrs

Date & Time of Opening of EOIs – 05.05.2021at 16:30 Hrs

The route of Nashik Metro Neo Project is given below –

  SI. No.  Name of the CorridorElevated/ At Grade (km)Total (km)Stations
(i)(Corridor-1) 22Km Gangapur- Nashik Road Railway Station222220
(ii)(Corridor-2) 10 km Gangapur- Mumbai Naka101010

Design Data of Trolley Buses

ParametersCorridor 1Corridor 2
Number of coaches3614
Maximum Design Speed70 kmph70kmph
Maximum Acceleration1.3 m/s^21.3 m/s^2
LengthMore than 20 meterMore than 15 meter
Width2.55 m2.55 m
Height3.5 m approx3.5 m approx
Coach BodyAluminium/Stainless SteelAluminium/Stainless Steel
Axle loadAround 10 TonneAround 10 Tonne
Carrying Capacity250 Persons200 Persons
ArticulationDouble articulated vehicleSingle Articulated vehicle
Traction System750 V DC
Braking SystemElectrodynamic Regenerative BrakeService or station brakesEmergency brakeParking brake
Auxiliary Power UnitBatteries or/and ultra capacitors
Energy Management SystemLighting, heating, air conditioning, ventilation, actuators, Wi‐Fi, and passenger information systems etc.
Interior LayoutMore number of standing Area, swift evacuation of the passenger in short dwe1ll period.
DoorDoors of adequate width shall be provided. All the doors shall be equipped with handles, Press buttons shall be provided which will allow the passengers to open and close individual doors from both inside and outside when halting at stops.
Drivers CompartmentThe driver’s compartment shall separate the driver from the passengers thus protecting him from disturbing influences. The driver’s compartment shall be designed keeping in view the driver’s comfort and safety. The driver’s seat shall be designed to meet the latest ergonomic requirements.The instrument panel in the driver’s compartment shall consist several indications which will help the driver to know about the status of the vehicle. The indications may include speed of the vehicle, status of batteries, voltage of overhead contact system etc.
Passenger Safety FeaturesCCTV cameraOn board PA-PIS SystemEmergency evacuation systemFire and smoke detectorsFire retardant designSignage        for     passenger         safety       and information
Selection of technologyPassenger comfort & safety Proven equipment with high reliabilityEnergy efficiency Light weight equipment and coach bodyHigh rate of acceleration and decelerationOptimized scheduled speed Flexibility to meet increase in traffic demand Aesthetically pleasing Interior and ExteriorLow Life cycle costAdequate HVAC

Public Investment Board (PIB) has also recently recommended Metro      Neo Project for Nashik paying way for its early sanction by Central Government.

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