Siemens consortium bags order from Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation for advanced rail electrification technologies

Siemens Limited, as part of a consortium along with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited, received two separate orders from Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRCL). Siemens Limited’s share as part of the consortium is Rs. 678 crore.

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  • The orders are for Surat Metro Phase 1 (over 40 kilometres covering 38 stations and 2 depots) and Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 (over 28 kilometres covering 23 stations and 1 depot).
  • Siemens Limited will provide project management, rail electrification technologies, including advanced power supply and distribution systems.
  • In addition, Siemens Limited will also be providing advanced digital solutions such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) solutions for both metros.

Mr. Gunjan Vakharia, Head of Mobility Business, Siemens Limited, said, “Siemens takes great pride in being an integral part of the development of Gujarat’s public transportation system through these landmark metro projects. They will play a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life and the all-round growth of the cities and region. We would like to thank GMRCL for trusting Siemens in their journey of creating a safer, greener and smarter transport solution for sustainable cities.”

About Siemens Limited:

  • Siemens Limited is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport as well as transmission and generation of electrical power.
  • From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers.
  • By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, to transform the everyday for people.
  • Siemens Limited is the flagship listed company of Siemens AG in India. As of September 30, 2022, Siemens Limited had Revenue from continuing operations of Rs. 14,832 crore and 8,317 employees.

Source: Siemens Limited- Press Release | Image Credit: Siemens Ltd.