Bombardier Transportation has received the rolling inventory tender for the Delhi-Meerut Regional Fast Transit System, the Nationwide Capital Regional Transport Company stated in an announcement on Wednesday. The tender price is roughly Rs 2,577 crore and it contains procurement in addition to upkeep of the prepare units. The air-conditioned RRTS trains could have economic system in addition to enterprise class (one coach per prepare) and a coach reserved for girls passengers.
In accordance with the assertion issued by the NCRTC, the nodal company executing the primary RRTS undertaking of the nation, all the rolling inventory for the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut hall might be manufactured in India, marking 100 per cent native manufacturing.
The prepare units might be manufactured by Bombardier Transportation India Personal Restricted at their Savli plant in Gujarat below the “Make in India” initiative of the central authorities, it said.
The RRTS prepare might be designed preserving in thoughts excessive acceleration and excessive deceleration that the prepare must bear, given the utmost operational pace of 160 kmph and stations at each 5-10 kilometres.
As per the phrases, the supply of the rolling inventory will begin in 2022, the NCRTC, which comes below the Union Housing and City Affairs Ministry, stated.
“The broad scope of labor contains design, manufacture, provide, testing, and commissioning of 30 prepare units of six automobiles every for working regional transit companies after which prepare units of three automobiles every for working native Meerut transit companies,” it said.
As towards the “Make in India” bid requirement of not less than 75 per cent amount to be mandatorily manufactured in India and buy choice to be given to producers utilizing greater than 50 per cent native content material, the profitable bid supplied to fabricate 100 per cent of the rolling inventory within the nation utilizing 83 per cent native content material.
“With the contract going to M/s Bombardier Transportation India Personal Restricted, all 40 prepare units might be manufactured in India.
“So, there might be 100 per cent native manufacturing, we are going to exceed the 75 per cent requirement,” stated Sudhir Kumar Sharma, chief public relations officer, NCRTC.
Sufficient house for baggage, CCTV cameras, and different trendy facilities will mark different options of the prepare, the NCRTC stated.
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