Indian PSU BEML Beats Alstom, Bombardier To Bag Rs 3,015 Crore Contract For Driverless Mumbai Metro Coaches


Indian PSU BEML Beats Alstom, Bombardier To Bag Rs 3,015 Crore Contract For Driverless Mumbai Metro Coaches

Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), a PSU, has bagged the contract for the supply of metro cars for Mumbai Metro. The order includes manufacturing of 63 Metro trains with six cars each totalling to about 378 Metro cars for the Mumbai Metro Corridor 2A, 2B & 7, as reported by Metro Rail News.

BEML bid was the lowest among Alstom, Bombardier, CAF, CRRC, Titagarh and Hyundai Rotem. The price per coach stands less than Rs 8 Crore which includes spares, design, installation, and commissioning.

Some features include driver-less train compatibility, energy friendly regenerative brake system and a stainless steel body with four doors on each side. Read More

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