Siemens, Spanish rail arm win Rs 287 crore signalling technology order for Nagpur metro


Siemens, Spanish rail arm win Rs 287 crore signalling technology order for Nagpur metro

Electrification and automation company Siemens Ltd and Siemens Rail Automation, Spain, have jointly won an order worth Rs 287 crore to supply signalling technology for first two metro lines of Nagpur Metro.

The project comprises the deployment and installation of the Siemens communications-based train control (CBTC) solution Trainguard MT for 38.2 kilometers of double track with 36 stations and two depots, as well as on board equipment for 23 three-cars trains.

The CBTC solution can enable headways of 90 seconds or less with precise train detection achieved through digitalized track database; enabling increase in the frequency of trains resulting in efficient commute for passengers.

“Nagpur Metro will play a pivotal role in enhancing quality of life and economic growth of the city and the region…Siemens’ future ready signaling solution will provide the basis for an attractive, safe and efficient mass transit system which will satisfy the needs of both passengers and rail operators,” Tilak Raj Seth, Executive Vice President, Siemens Ltd and CEO, Mobility Division in Lead Country India said. Read More…

Credit By: energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com

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