Chennai Metro receives single bid for procurement of 42 Trains on lease foundation


Chennai Metro receives single bid for procurement of 42 Trains on lease basis

Chennai, India (City Transport Information): The Chennai Metro Rail Restricted (CMRL) not too long ago revealed that the authority has acquired single bid towards its Expression of Curiosity (EOI) discover issued for leasing out 126 coaches (42 metro trainsets) for Section 2 corridors.

Based on CMRL, Titagarh Wagons Restricted is the one rolling inventory agency that submitted thier Expression of Curiosity (EOI) to provide 126 metro vehicles on lease foundation.

The scope of labor contains provide of 126 vehicles (42 trainsets of three carsh every) on lease foundation for Chennai Metro’s Section II community and sustaining these vehicles throughout their life cycle towards cost of lease/rental expenses by CMRL on the premise of hourly operating of trainsets for passenger operation. 

The EOI (Section – II / ARE04) was revealed in August 2021 with a plan to lease out 42 trains of three vehicles every for a interval of 39 years on Chennai Metro’s upcoming corridors i.e. Line 3 (Madhavaram – SIPCOT 2, 45.8 km) and Line 5 (Madhavaram – Sholinganallur, 47 km). The contract interval contains 4 years of preliminary provide & commissioning and 35 years for the rolling inventory’s life cycle.

Beside this, CMRL has additionally issued two seprate tenders for the procurement of 210 metro vehicles and 78 metro vehicles for its Line 3&5 and Line 4 respectively. Alstom, BEML and Titagarh have submitted their bids for provide of 78 metro vehicles for Line 4. Nonetheless, technical bids of one other tender bundle not but opened.

It’s pertinent to say right here that Delhi Metro Rail Company Restricted had earlier train leasing choice for procurement of trains however the proposal is hold-up with none additional motion.

For extra detials, please discover the ‘Chennai Metro‘ web page of City Transport Information.


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