Shellinfo Bags AFC Equipment Contract for Chennai Metro Line 4 worth Over Rs 90 Crores 

The contract includes testing, commissioning & maintenance of Automatic Fare Collection system for Chennai Metro Phase 2.

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Chennai metro

CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Shellinfo Global Digital Technologies has begged a contract for AFC equipment with Rs 93.17 crores. 


CMRL released the tender to invite bids for the same in February 2023 with an unknown estimate. It also has a deadline of 1870 days or 5.12 years. 

Scope of the Contract 

The scope of the contract entails the design, Manufacturing, Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Maintenance of Station Level Equipment For the Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System for CMRL Phase II, Corridor4.


The bidders for the package have been 

S No Bidder Amount (Rs) 
1Shellinfo 93.17 Cr 
2Aurionpro Solutions105.28 Cr 
3MSI Global 116.85 Cr 
4Nippon Signal 302.92 Cr 

This is Shellinfo’s second contract in the 116.1 km Chennai Metro Phase 2 project and for Line-4. 

Chennai Metro Line 4 

The 26.1 km long Corridor 4 runs from Lighthouse to Poonamalle Bypass. It is experiencing delays due to Coastal Regulation Clearance issues. However, once completed, it aims to enhance connectivity to the northern suburbs of Chennai. It has a total of 30 elevated and underground stations.

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