MMOPL awards three major contracts

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Mumbai, Jul 31 (UNI) Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL), the special purpose vehicle (SPV) created to build the metro along the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar (VAG) corridor, has awarded major contracts to three companies -- ABB, Siemens and SEW Constructions Limited.

ABB was awarded the contract for the Power Supply system for the corridor. The company will be responsible for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of traction electrification, power supply, power distribution and SCADA system for the line one of Mumbai Metro, a MMOPL release said here.

Siemens, world leader in metro signaling, was awarded the contract for the signaling and train control systems for the corridor. The technology that will be used by Siemens will be based on LZB 700M, which has high reliability and service quality ensuring the highest safety standards.

While SEW Constructions Limited, was awarded the contract for the cable stay bridge over the Western Express Highway flyover. The company has tied up with VSL for the cable stay bridge. It has also been awarded the contract for construction of two cantilever bridges over Andheri station and Mithi River, the release added.

Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL), the first Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative, is a joint venture company formed by Reliance Energy Limited, a Reliance ADA Group Company, Veolia Transport, France and Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

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