Alstom has been awarded a contract by Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL) to supply CBTC signaling systems for line 3 of Mumbai Metro. The contract, which builds on rolling stock and Power supply contacts won earlier this year for the same line, is worth over euro 100 million.
Alstom will equip line 3 with urbalis 400, its latest generation of CBTC signaling technology. The scope of contract include unmanned train operation(UTO), Computer based interlocking and centralized train supervision, platform screen door as well as the electrical and mechanical supervisory control and data acquisition system (E&M SCADA)
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.