Bangalore Metro advances with Phase-2A and 2B: Vossloh Cogifer to supply turnouts

In a significant move towards enhancing its infrastructure, the  Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has forged a partnership with M/s Vossloh Cogifer Turnouts India Pvt. Ltd. This collaboration marks a pivotal step in the development of Phase-2A and 2B of the Bangalore Metro Rail Project, focusing on the design, manufacturing, and supply of turnouts.

Tender Details:

  • Tender Reference Number: BMRCL/Phase-2A & 2B/Turnouts /2023/101
  • Name of Work: Design, manufacturing, supply of standard gauge UIC 60 Turnouts for Phase-2A and 2B of Bangalore Metro Rail Project.
  • Completion Period for the Contract is: 24 Months
  • The Awarded Value of the Tender is: Rs. 29,97,99,783/-

About Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL):

  • The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is a Joint venture enterprise of Government of India and Government of Karnataka, entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of Bangalore Metro Rail project.
  • The Phase-1 of the project which is already under operation consists of 42.3 km with 40 stations. The East-West Corridor is for a length of 18.2 km and North-South Corridor is for a length of 24.1 Km. The underground section, which is 8.80 km in length, has seven stations including the interchange station at Majestic.
  • The upcoming Phase-2 of the Bangalore Metro Rail Project encompasses Four Extensions to the existing lines and introduces Two New Lines totaling 72.095 km with 61 stations (49 Elevated and 12 Underground).


This strategic partnership with Vossloh Cogifer Turnouts India Pvt. Ltd. underscores BMRCL’s commitment to deploying cutting-edge technology and infrastructure in its expansion efforts. As Bangalore Metro progresses with its Phase-2A and 2B projects, this collaboration is set to play a crucial role in the timely and efficient development of the city’s metro rail system, promising a future of improved urban mobility and connectivity for Bangalore’s residents and visitors.

Source: BMRCL – Tender Update | Image Credit (representational): BMRCL

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