NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Voestalpine VAE VKN India emerges as the lowest bidder to manufacture and supply UIC-60 turnouts and scissor crossovers for two contracts of the 65.1 km Delhi Metro Phase 4 project.
Deliveries for the new 28.92 km Magenta Line extension (Janakpuri West to R.K. Ashram) are included in the first package DT-06, while deliveries for the new 23.62 km Silver Line (Aerocity to Tughlakabad) and 12.58 km Pink Line expansion (Mukundpur – Maujpur) are included in the second package DT-07.
The rolling stock of Delhi Metro (288 new coaches are being procured) will be able to guide from one track line to another through these turnouts and crossover.
In February 2022, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) issued tender invitations for both systems contracts with 540 day (1.47 year) deadlines. Technical bids for DT-06 and DT-07 were opened in April and May, respectively, revealing two bidders: Voestalpine VAE VKN India and Vossloh Cogifer.
The purpose of DT-06 is to design, manufacture, and supply UIC-60 turnouts and scissors cross over for Ballasted/Ballast less Track of Delhi Metro Phase – IV Corridor (Line 8 Ext. Janak Puri West – R. K. Ashram).
The purpose of DT-07 is to design, Manufacture and Supply of UIC-60 Turnouts and Scissor cross over for Ballasted/Ballast less Track of Delhi Metro Phase – IV Corridors (Line-7 Extension- Maujpur to MajlisPark and Line-10- Tughlakabad to Aerocity).