July 24, 2014

Delhi Metro issues tender for broad-gauge trains

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Delhi Metro issues tender for broad-gauge trains Paul Bigland

DELHI Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued an international tender notice for a contract to supply 124 1676mm-gauge metro cars for Delhi metro lines 1,2, and 3, which are being extended as part of the Phase 3 expansion of the network.

The contract has an estimated value of Rs 10.3bn ($US 171.5m) and the deadline for submission of offers is October 14.

DMRC says the new trains will need to be compatible with the existing fleet of Bombardier RS2 stock used on the city's broad-gauge lines.

For more information on this and other railway tenders visit Global Rail Tenders.

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