Alstom Wins Power Supply Contract with Kochi Metro

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Alstom has been awarded a contract from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide receiving and auxiliary main substations for the Kochi metro.The contract is worth 9 million. The contract includes high voltage cabling from the state grid for the new 25 kilometer long metro line. Alstom is the main supplier of Kochi metro after the previous orders for 25 Metropolis trainsets, signalling, telecom and electrification. Work on the line is planned to begin in March 2016.

Alstom Power Supply Equipment

Alstom will be in charge of the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 110kV cabling incoming from the grid  2x GIS; 110kV Intake Power Substations and their associated Power Transformers 110kV/33kV, and 33kV/415V Auxiliary Transformers.

“With this new contract which is by the way the first metro receiving sub-station in India, we are supplying most of the Kochi metro line. It reaffirms the trust that the customer has in our products, technology and capability to provide a complete metro system said Bharat Salhotra, Managing Director, Alstom Transport India.

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