Alstom Transport Bags Rs 220 Crore Signalling System Contract For Delhi Metro’s Silver Line Project


Delhi Metro Rail has awarded the signalling contract for the Silver Line to Alstom Transport India at a value of Rs 219.59 crore, The Metro Rail Guy reported.

The 23.622 km Silver Line will connect Delhi Aerocity and Tughlakabad in South Delhi via 16 stations.

Alignment of Silver Line

The under-construction underground line is part of the 65.1 km Delhi Metro Phase 4 project.

The contractor will have to design, manufacture, supply, install, test and commission the signalling and train control system.

The Aerocity-Tughalakabad corridor will be equipped with Alstom’s communications based train control (CBTC) system and run in conjunction with i-ATS (jointly developed by DMRC and BEL) in parallel with its automatic train supervision (ATS) system.

Alstom has also been awarded Silver Line’s rolling stock supply contract in October 2022 as part of a larger 312 metro car contract for Phase IV expansion.

As part of the order, the French major will design and manufacture 78 standard gauge metro cars for the Silver Line and will maintain them for 15 years.