The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) awarded a contract to consortium of Alstom Transport India Limited and Alstom Transport S.A. for Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Signalling & Train Control, Platform Screen Doors (PSD), Telecommunication Systems and M&E SCADA for Mumbai Metro Line-3 (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ). The tender notice was issued by MMRC in June 2018 under Package-12.
The contract was signed by Alain Spohr, Managing Director, Alstom Transport India & South Asia on 7th December 2018 in presence of Ms. Ashwini Bhide, Managing Director of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation and other officials.
The Mumbai Metro Line 3 is a 33.5-km long underground stretch connecting the busiest and congested regions in Mumbai – one of the fastest growing cities in India. The metro line will connect Cuffe Parade business district in the extreme south of the city to SEEPZ in the north-central with 26 underground and one street-level station. Line 3 will be the first underground metro line in Mumbai and will be one of the biggest underground continuous stretches in India. – Metro Rail News