Date of Post : 11 Oct, 2018
Mumbai: The MMRC (Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited), on Tuesday, awarded Contract for the Escalators works for 14 Stations (Siddhivinayak to Cuffe Parade) for Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro-3 project after obtaining clearance from JICA as per procurement norms.
‘M/s Johnson Lifts Pvt Ltd. India and M/s SJEC Corporation, China Consortium’ has been awarded the Escalators works for Package 16A (Lot-2) being the most competitive amongst the respective prequalified bidders, MMRC said in a release.
- “The works consist of design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning along with other associated works for 205 nos. of Escalators for the 14 stations,” according to the release.
- The Escalators are being planned for heavy duty, with compact size having Variable Voltage Variable Frequency (VVVF) Regenerative Drives for power saving, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) based system for real time web-based monitoring and maintenance with the latest technology in the field of Escalator systems.
- Commenting on the same, Managing Director MMRC, Ms. Ashwini Bhide said,”Escalators works is a critical component of Metro 3 implementation for Passenger comfort and safety.”
- “We aim to implement robust and technologically advanced Escalator system for Metro-3 and complete the works in time so that Line-3 project can be completed in stipulated timelines,” Bhide said.
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