Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) awarded Contract for the Escalators works for 14 Stations (Siddhivinayak to Cuffe Parade) for Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro 3 project after obtaining clearance from JICA as per procurement norms, on 9th October.
M/s Johnson Lifts Pvt Ltd. India & M/s SJEC Corporation, China Consortium’ has been awarded the Escalators works for Package 16A (Lot-2) being the most competitive amongst the respective prequalified bidders.
For the 14 stations, the works consist of design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning along with other associated works for 205 nos. of Escalators.
The Escalators are being planned in such a way for heavy duty, with compact size having Variable Voltage Variable Frequency (VVVF) Regenerative Drives for power saving, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) based system for real-time web-based monitoring and maintenance with the latest technology in the field of Escalator systems.
While commenting on the same, escalators works is a critical component of Metro 3 implementation for Passenger comfort and safety. Need to aim to implement robust and technologically advanced Escalator system for Metro-3 and complete the works in time so that Line-3 project can be completed in stipulated timelines, said, Managing Director MMRC, Ms. Ashwini Bhide.
Recently Mumbai Metro also flagged for civil work to install 10 TBM machine. Mumbai’s people are facing lots of noise and pollution problem due to civil work. But are waiting for good results when Mumbai Metro project-3 will be completed, will provide the best transport facility to commuters.
Mumbai Metro Managing Director tweets this successful commissioning of 10th TBM to people through her twitter account.
Mumbai Metro line-3 also referred to as the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ line. This is a part of the metro system for the city of Mumbai. The metro line-3 will connect Cuffe Parade business district in the extreme south of the city to SEEPZ in the north-central with 26 underground and one at-grade station.