Engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro on Wednesday announced a Rs 3,375 crore-worth metro order from the Mauritius government.
“L&T has won the order from Metro Express Limited which is owned by the Government of Mauritius to design and build an Integrated Light Rail-based Urban Transit System in the African island nation,” the company said in its press statement.
The projects will be fully funded through a grant by Government of India and line of credit. The metro project comprises of a 26-km route which will connect Curepipe to Immigration Square in Port Louis and will feature 19 stations, 2 of which will be state-of-the-art elevated stations. “Although the project is scheduled to be completed in 48 months, L&T commits to complete and deliver a priority section of 13 km in 24 months,” the company said in its statement. Read More…
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