ABB Wins US$14.64 Million Order In India
update on 2012-05-12
Bangalore, India: ABB has won an order worth INR75 crore (US$14.64 million) from Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC), to provide power solutions for a planned metro rail network in Jaipur and the capital of Rajasthan, a state in northern India.
The Jaipur Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS) expects to carry approximately 11,000 commuters per hour on each rail corridor when fully operational, in addition to reducing road traffic bottlenecks and lowering carbon emissions from cars.
The company will handle the design, supply, installation and commissioning of essential power infrastructure for stage one of the East-West Corridor of the Jaipur MRTS. This includes the electrification of overhead lines, provision of auxiliary substations and the supply of a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition solution (SCADA), which will enable the monitoring and control of field equipment and key components of the power distribution system.
The company will also deliver products such as the switchgear, dry type transformers and distribution equipment.