Siemens to implement electrification of Gujarat Metro Link Express, it was announced today. The Indian mass-transit operator Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) Company Limited has awarded an order of approximately 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, a statement issued on Monday said.
The line, currently under construction, will run in Ahmedabad city in two corridors.
Siemens will be responsible for the complete electrification of the new double-track Metro line. In addition, Siemens will also provide a SCADA (supervisory control and data acqui-sition) system for monitoring and controlling the traction power, the statement said. Read More…
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