These turnouts of 60E1 (UIC60) specification will enable both systems’ 52 Alstom trains to guide from one track line to another when sections of each start becoming operational, which I estimate would happen no sooner than mid-2024.
Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Co Limited (MPMRCL) invited tenders for this contract in February 2022 with a 924 (2.53 year) deadline and unknown estimate.
Financial Bid Values
|Firm||Bid (Rs. Crore)|
|Voestalpine VAE VKN||59.82|
Brief Scope: Design Manufacturing and Supply of Standard Gauge 60 E1_UIC 60_Turnouts for Bhopal Metro Rail Project and Indore Metro Rail Project
MPMRCL’s estimate is unknown to me, so I can’t provide an assessment on the chance of a LOA getting issued to Vossloh.
Both projects have 3 combined rail packages. Here’s the status for each:
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