Ltd has been awarded an order worth Rs289 crore by Delhi
Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC). As part of this project,
the ABB India will supply the turnkey electrification
package for Phase II of the Metro line spanning ten corridors
across parts of New Delhi and surrounding areas of Gurgaon
project scope includes electrification of overhead lines,
provision of auxiliary substations and a state-of-the-art
SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) solution
interconnecting all the stations en-route, linking the
main receiving and traction substations to a central control
center and a back-up control centre.
India''s comprehensive system package comprises several
power technologies including a range of switchgear, distribution
equipment and remote controlled auxiliaries. By using
similar equipment as that supplied in Phase I, DMRC will
also benefit in terms of asset management services and
managing their spares inventory.
project is expected to be completed by early 2010.
metro concept is certainly gaining momentum in many of
our cities to ease traffic congestion and provide an effective
mass transportation solution. ABB is well positioned to
execute such projects, combining our advanced technologies
with domain expertise", said Ravi Uppal, vice chairman
and managing director, ABB India.
Delhi Metro presently covers 65 km both underground and
at surface level, with 59 stations in operation. Phase
II aims to service another 100km with 75 stations. Once
completed, the network will service most of India''s capital
and adjoining areas and is expected to carry over 1.1
million passengers per day.