Siemens To Provide Advanced Rail Electrification Technologies To Gujarat Metro
In a step towards creating safer, greener and smarter transport solutions for sustainable cities, Siemens will equip Surat Metro Phase-1 and Ahmedabad Metro Phase-2 with state-of-the-art rail electrification technologies.
Siemens Limited, as part of a consortium along with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited, received two separate orders from Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRCL).
The orders are for providing advanced rail electrification technologies to over 40 km long Surat Metro Phase-1 covering 38 stations and 2 depots and over 28 km long Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 covering 23 stations and one depot.
Siemens Limited will provide project management, rail electrification technologies, including advanced power supply and distribution systems.
In addition, Siemens Limited will also be providing advanced digital solutions such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) solutions for both metros.
Gunjan Vakharia, Head of Mobility Business, Siemens Limited, said, “Siemens takes great pride in being an integral part of the development of Gujarat’s public transportation system through these landmark metro projects. They will play a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life and the all-round growth of the cities and region. We would like to thank GMRCL for trusting Siemens in their journey of creating a safer, greener and smarter transport solution for sustainable cities.”
Siemens Limited’s share as part of the consortium is Rs 678 cr.
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