Alstom cancels Mumbai Metro Line 4 and 4A Rolling Inventory contract value Rs.1,853 crores

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MUMBAI (Metro Rail Information): Alstom has cancelled the contract which the corporate gained for the venture of coaches for Mumbai metro’s fourth line and its extension (Mumbai Metro-4 and 4A) resulting from delays.

Mumbai Metropolitan Area Improvement Authority (MMRDA) awarded the contract to produce 234 coaches or 39 trains for the Metro-4 (Wadala-Thane-Kasarwadavali) and Metro-4A (Kasarwadavali-Gaimukh) to Bombardier Transportation in March 2021 which has been acquired by Alstom. They bagged the contract as they have been the bottom bidder with a bid of Rs 1,198 crore. However there have been delays in handing over land for a automotive depot and different points with the venture which led Alstom to drag out of the job.

Metro Line 4 from Wadala to Kasarvadavali is deliberate to be a 32.32 km lengthy elevated hall with 32 stations. The principle goal of his venture is to attach the Japanese Specific Roadway, Central Railway, Monorail, the continued Metro Line 2B (D N Nagar to Mandale) and the proposed Metro Line 5 (Thane to Kalyan), Metro Line 6 (Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli) & Metro Line 8 (Wadala to Normal Put up Workplace). MMRDA beforehand mentioned that this venture would cut back the present journey time by 50% to 75%, relying on street circumstances.

Now MMRDA is different choices for the depot and in response to the sources, they could transfer it to the Mogharpada space in Thane. As per sources, Alstom was wanting ahead to strengthening the mobility infrastructure for the residents of Mumbai and supporting the Make in India initiative.

The French firm Alstom is at the moment executing a contract for Mumbai Metro Line 3, which features a provide of rolling inventory, energy provide and signaling. In accordance with officers, two prepare units for Line 3 are prepared and the third one is underneath manufacturing at manufacturing facility in Sri Metropolis at Andhra Pradesh and they’ll quickly be delivered to Mumbai Metro Rail Company Restricted (MMRCL). Alstom has additionally assured us that they’re engaged in different initiatives throughout India and that this cancellation is not going to be an issue in every other initiatives.

Metropolitan Commissioner Srinivas mentioned that work on metro initiatives within the metropolis is progressing properly and two traces, Mumbai Metro Line 2A and Mumbai Metro Line 7, could begin operations quickly. Mumbai Metro Line 2A will run between Dahisar and DN Nagar areas in Mumbai. Line 7 connects Dahisar East with Andheri East. Each these initiatives are constructed on elevated traces.

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