BANGALORE (Metro Rail News): Bangalore Metro’s Line 3 Signalling contract financial bids opened by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) on 24th April 2020.
Siemens India Limited – Siemens AG Joint Venture has been emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) for providing design, manufacture, supply, installing, testing and commissioning of the communications-based train control (CBTC) signalling solution for Bangalore Metro’s Line 3 project.
There are total three bidders participated in the contract against which the bids were called in October 2019 and according to the comparison sheet shared by BMRCL, Below is the rates quoted and position of each bidder:
|Bidder Name||Value (In Crores)||Rank|
|Siemens India Limited – Siemens AG||Rs 250.90||L1|
|Hitachi Rail (Ansaldo STS)||Rs 315.72||L2|
|Alstom Transportation India||Rs 331.99||L3|
Bangalore Metro’s The Line 3 project is also known as Yellow Line connecting R V Road to Bommasandra with a total of 16 elevated metro stations. This line is part of Phase II of the Bangalore Metro Rail project.
Others Signalling contract
In September 2009, the consortium which led by Alstom and composed of Alstom Transport SA, Thales Group Portugal S A and Sumitomo Corporation has conferred a contract worth Rs 563.4 crores to design, manufacture, supply, installing, testing and commissioning of the train control and signalling system for Phase I of Bangalore Metro Rail project.
Thales was awarded the contract to provide the design, installing, testing and commissioning of the telecommunication system for the metro trains being operated in Phase I corridors of the project. The contract includes the Urbalis 200 Automatic Train Control system which will ensure optimal safety, flexible operations and heightened passenger comfort.