Railway manufacturer Alstom announced on Wednesday that it has won a contract to supply metro trains and a signaling system for the Indian cities of Bhopal and Indore, for 387 million euros.
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This contract with the MPMRCL (Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited) provides for the delivery of "
156 Movia cars with 15 years of full maintenance for the Bhopal and Indore metros
," the statement said.
This project will benefit more than 5.7 million people in these two cities.
Estimated at 387 million euros, this order includes the installation of the latest generation CBTC signaling system, as well as train control and telecommunications systems, each including seven years of integral maintenance
Alstom will be “
responsible for the design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 52 standard Movia metro trains, each consisting of 3 cars.
27 trainsets are destined for Bhopal and 25 for Indore
”, it is detailed.
These " state-of-the-
art and lightweight
" trainsets will be manufactured at Alstom's rolling stock factory in Savli, Gujarat, and will run "
at a top speed of 80 km/h, on 31 km of lines with 30 stations in Bhopal , and 31.5 km of lines with 29 stations in Indore