Kolkata Metro’s Line 3 and 6 to be equipped with Siemens’ state-of-the-art rail automation technologies

The consortium of Siemens Ltd India and Siemens Mobility GmbH has secured an order from Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL), a listed Mini Ratna Category I Schedule A CPSE, under the Administrative control of Ministry of Railways, for signaling and telecommunication of the Kavi Subhash-Biman Bandar Corridor (32 km) and Joka-Esplanade Metro Corridor (16 km) of Kolkata Metro Line 3 and 6.

Siemens’ CBTC solution will facilitate 100% punctuality, maximum network capacity, energy savings and decreased headways while ensuring highest possible safety.

Sunil Mathur, MD and CEO of Siemens Ltd, said: “Kolkata Metro has a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life and economic growth of the city. As a leading provider of sustainable and efficient transport systems, Siemens is proud to partner with RVNL and Kolkata Metro in transforming the everyday life of the citizens of Kolkata.”

Siemens is also engaged in electrification works for Kolkata Metro Line 3 and 6. Previously, Siemens has equipped Kolkata Metro’s North-South corridor and East-West line with TPWS signaling and rail electrification systems, respectively.

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