Mumbai: MMRC has awarded Contract for the “Tunnel Ventilation System and Environmental Control System” works for the section Mumbai Central (excluding) to Cuffe Parade (including) for its “Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ” Corridor of Mumbai Metro Line-3 (MML-3) project after obtaining clearance from JICA (Japan International Co-operation Agency) as per procurement norms.
‘Voltas Ltd.’ has been awarded the Tunnel Ventilation System and Environmental Control System” works for Package 15 (Phase-2/Lot-2), being the most competitive amongst the respective bidders. The work consists of Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning along with other associated works to be undertaken for the section- Mumbai Central (excluding) to Cuffe Parade (including).
Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS) lowers tunnel air temperature during normal & Congested conditions and provides smoke management in tunnel during train fire emergency.
Environmental Control System (ECS) supplies fresh air for the comfort of passengers, provides cooling system for critical systems rooms and smoke extraction at station during emergency conditions.
Commenting on the same, Managing Director MMRC, Ms. Ashwini Bhide said, “Tunnel Ventilation and Environmental Control System” is a critical component of Metro Line 3 implementation for Passenger comfort and safety. We aim to implement robust and technologically advanced system and complete the works in time so that Metro Line-3 project can be completed in stipulated timelines.”