New Delhi: A consortium of Siemens and Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL) has bagged two separate orders from Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation. "Siemens Ltd, as part of a consortium along with Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd, received two separate orders from Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (GMRCL)," a regulatory filing by Siemens stated.
"Siemens Limited's share as part of the consortium is Rs 678 crore," it added. The orders have been received for Surat Metro Phase 1 (over 40 kilometres covering 38 stations and 2 depots) and Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 (over 28 kilometres covering 23 stations and 1 depot).
Siemens will provide project management, and rail electrification technologies, including advanced power supply and distribution systems. In addition, Siemens will also be providing advanced digital solutions, such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) solutions for both metros.
Gunjan Vakharia, Head of Mobility Business, Siemens Ltd, said, "We would like to thank GMRCL for trusting Siemens in their journey of creating a safer, greener, and smarter transport solution for sustainable cities". Siemens is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport as well as transmission and generation of electrical power.