Metro line to connect Ahmedabad in two corridors, East-West corridor and North-South Corridor.
In a massive framework lift to the province of Gujarat, the Indian mass-transit administrator Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) Company Limited has granted a request of around Rs. 579 Crore (Euro 76.04 million) to the consortium of Siemens Limited India and Siemens AG, Germany for electrification of the 39.2-kilometer Metro Express Link in Ahmedabad. The line, right now under development, will keep running in Ahmedabad city in two corridors.
Siemens will be in charge of the entire electrification of the new twofold track Metro line. Furthermore, Siemens will likewise give a SCADA (supervisory control and information securing) system for observing and controlling the footing power.
“We at Siemens are happy to be an integral part of the development in Gujarat’s public transportation system through this landmark Metro line. Metro will play a pivotal role in enhancing quality of life and economic growth of the city and the region. Mobility is an area of expertise for us and Siemens will continue to partner with the government to help improve connectivity and public infrastructure,” said Tilak Raj Seth, Executive Vice-President, Siemens Ltd. and CEO, Mobility Division in Lead Country India. He added, “With addition of this project, Siemens is executing electrification projects for six Metro cities in India, the other five being, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Nagpur and Greater Noida, matching the pace of urbanization in India.”
The Metro rail system has ended up being most productive method of transportation as far as vitality utilization, space inhabitance and number of individuals transported. Gujarat is well on its approach to make a world-class Mass Rapid Transit system which will be a fundamental piece of group foundation advancement in the city.