Alstom wins new contracts on Indian metro market

Alstom won three new contracts valuated at EUR 75 million which involve metro systems in India. For Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation and Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Alstom was awarded two contracts for power supply and Chennai Metro Rail Corporation awarded a contract for the delivery of new metro trains. ‘This development shows Alstom’s growing footprint in the country, in both the urban space as well as the mainline space,’ Alstom says.
Alstom has supplied Chennai 42 metro trains composed of four cars each (168 cars) under a EUR 243 million contract signed in 2010, which included an option for 16 additional metro cars. For Alstom, this was the first metro rolling stock contract in India. Also, for this Indian city, Chennai Metro Rail Limited and Alstom, in consortium with Larsen & Toubro, signed in 2011 a EUR 73 million contract for the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of track-works in corridors I & II for the Chennai Metro. The total length of the corridors is 105 km, including 15 km inside the depot at Koyambedu. Of the total 45 km route-length of double track, 24 km is underground track and 21 km is elevated track. Corridor I included the 23 km Washermanpet-airport track, while the 22-km corridor II runs from Chennai Central Railway Station to St Thomas Mount.
In 2012, with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Alstom signed the contract for the supply of train control system to Corridor 2 of the Jaipur metro in India. The contract included the design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the complete train control, traffic management and signaling systems for Corridor 2 (EW-A section) of Phase I of Jaipur metro.