On 31 July 2008, Mumbai Metro One (MMOPL)
roped in ABB, Siemens and Sew Constructions to execute various works for the
11km Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor of the Mumbai Metro Rail project.
MMOPL, the SPV formed by Reliance
Energy, Veolia Transport, France and Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development
Authority to develop the metro along the VAG corridor, awarded the contract for
power supply to ABB, signaling and train control systems to Siemens and the
contract for three specialised bridges including a cable stayed bridge and two
cantilever bridges to SEW Constructions.
ABB will be responsible for the
supply, installation, testing and commissioning of traction electrification,
power supply, power distribution and SCADA system for the metro corridor.
The signaling and train control
systems used for the proposed corridor will be based on LZB 700M technology with
high reliability and highest safety standards.
Mumbai Metro One
achieves financial closure (12-Jun-08)