Alstom has been awarded a contract by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply and commission 312 standard gauge metro cars for the Delhi Metro Phase IV expansion.
This order is valued at 312 million EUR and includes the design and manufacture of 234 standard gauge metro cars for Delhi Metro’s Line 7 and Line 8 extensions.
In addition, the contract includes 78 standard gauge metro cars for the 23.622-kilometre Silver Line between Aerocity and Tughlakabad, as well as 15 years of maintenance for these vehicles.
The Metropolis trainsets will be built at Alstom’s rolling stock manufacturing site in Sricity, Andhra Pradesh.
“Delhi NCR is amongst the largest urban clusters in the world. Faced with the realities of climate change, such megacities need reliable and sustainable public transport solutions. Alstom is pleased to continue the partnership with Delhi Metro, one of Asia’s largest rapid transit systems. Our trains have a high recyclability of all materials and low-weight design to reduce energy consumption that will greatly contribute to minimising environmental impact in the region.”
Alstom/ Bombardier has previously delivered more than 800 metro cars that are in service on the Delhi Metro network.
In addition, the company successfully implemented train control and signalling systems for DMRC’s Red, Yellow, Green, Violet and Pink lines during Phase I, II & III of the expansion project.
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