Siemens – Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. Joint Venture (JV) has won Ahmedabad and Surat metro rail electrification orders from Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (GMRCL). As a part of the JV, Siemens will invest Rs. 678 crore in both of these projects. This information was given by Siemens in its stock filing dated 20th April 2023.
These orders include electrification of Surat metro phase 1 and Ahmedabad metro phase 2, covering over 40 Km and 28 Km of distance, respectively. Siemens will oversee the project and deliver advanced power supply, distribution systems and rail electrification technologies. In addition, Siemens will also provide advanced digital solutions including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) for both orders.