Multinational rolling inventory producer Alstom received a contract value Rs 1,854 crore for the Mumbai Metro challenge to design, provide, manufacture, check, and fee as many as 234 metro coaches. In accordance with a press release shared by the corporate, the contract is awarded by the Mumbai Metropolitan Area Growth Authority (MMRDA). As a part of the contract, Alstom will probably be concerned within the design and manufacture of metro coaches for Mumbai Metro Line four and the extension hall between Wadala-Kasarvardavali-Gaimukh. (Additionally Learn: Alstom Wins Delhi-Meerut Speedy Rail’s Contract For Signalling, Telecommunications )
The metro strains will lead to lowering the present journey time by 50 per cent – 70 per cent, relying upon the highway situations. In accordance with the assertion, the metro line is a 35.3-kilometer-long elevated hall with a complete of 32 metro stations.
The metro hall will present interconnectivity among the many current Japanese Specific Roadway, Mono Rail, the continued Mumbai Metro Line 2B (D N Nagar – Mandale), in addition to the proposed Mumbai Metro Line 5 between Thane – Kalyan, Mumbai Metro Line 6 between Swami Samarth Nagar – Vikhroli).
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In the meantime, Alstom additionally received a contract value €3.5 billion from the Indian Railways authorities to fabricate and provide 800 totally electrical super-powered double-section locomotives of 12,000 horsepower (HP). This challenge marked the largest international direct funding (FDI) within the Indian Railways sector. With this contract, the nation joined the league of countries to provide excessive horsepower locomotives indigenously. The locomotives are able to hauling virtually 6000 tonnes at a velocity of 120 kmph.