Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has awarded Contract for the Tunnel Ventilation System and Environmental Control System works for the section BKC (excluding) to Mumbai Central (including) on its Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ, Metro-3 Corridor after obtaining clearance from Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) as specified by the procurement norms.
Blue Star Ltd., India has been awarded the “Tunnel Ventilation System and Environmental Control System” works for Package 15 (Phase-2/Lot-1), being the most competitive among the respective bidders. The scope of work includes Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning along with other associated work.
The Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS) automatically lowers tunnel air temperature during normal and congested conditions – as the case may be – and provides smoke management in tunnel during fire emergency.
The Environmental Control System (ECS) supplies fresh air for the comfort of passengers provides cooling system for critical system rooms and smoke extraction at stations during emergency.
“We are committed to providing robust and technologically advanced Tunnel Ventilation and Environmental Control System which is very critical for passenger comfort and safety”, said Ms.Ashwini Bhide, Managing Director, MMRC.