Datamatics JV bags contract for supply of EMV based Open Loop Automatic Fare Collection System for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor

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The National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited has issued a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to M/s DM-AEP-26A JV Datamatics Global Services Ltd. for the work of Design, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning and Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract of EMV based Open Loop Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor of NCRTC.

  • Tender No: DM/ST/COR-OF/142
  • Name of the work: Design, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning and Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract of EMV based Open Loop Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor of NCRTC
  • Accepted Contract Amount: INR 227,00,00,000/-

In May last year NCRTC had invited a tender for Tender No: DM/ST/COR-OF/142.

Nos. of tenders received:

  • M/s Asis and Paycraft Consortium M/s DM-AEP-26A JV 
  • M/s Consortium of Aurionpro & SC Soft 
  • M/s Revenue Collection Systems France SAS 
  • M/s Shellinfosg Global Digital Technologies Private Limited 
  • M/s Analogics Tech India Limited JV

Nos. and names of parties qualified after technical evaluation:

  • M/s DM-AEP-26A JV 
  • M/s Consortium of Aurionpro & SC Soft

About Automatic Fare Collection System:

  • An Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System is a method of providing automated revenue management.
  • An AFC system facilitates the purchase of pre-paid tickets that can be used to permit access to/from various transport modes through the use of electronic systems and thus eliminating all human error and confrontation.
  • An AFC system also provides valuable information for the management of the transport system and helps to enforce the safety and security policy of the transport system.
  • For the RRTS, the proposed ticketing system shall be Automatic Fare Collection with Contactless Smart Token/Cards.
  • Equipments for the system shall be provided at each station and will be connected to a local area network with a computer in the station Master’s room.

About Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor:

  • The Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor is approximately 82 km long corridor with 25 stations, which will cover the distance from Sarai Kale Khan in Delhi to Modipuram in Meerut in about 60 minutes (Currently, it takes around 3 hours to commute from Delhi to Meerut).
  • The total project completion cost of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor is about INR 30274 Crore.
  • RRTS is a rail based high-speed transit system with a design speed of 180 kmph and an average speed of 100 kmph.
  • Once operational, it will be the fastest, most comfortable and safest mode of commuter transport in NCR.

Source: NCRTC-Tender Update | Image Credit (representational): NCRTC

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