Delhi DMRC exchanges bid to operate and maintain Mumbai Metro 3

Delhi DMRC exchanges bid to operate and maintain Mumbai Metro 3
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Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation has awarded the contract for the operation and maintenance of Mumbai’s first fully underground Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro Line 3 to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd, an official here said on Friday. .

The DMRC was awarded the prestigious 10-year contract after a global competitive bidding process in which it emerged as the lowest winning bidder, marking an important milestone for Line 3 to be operational soon.

The DMRC is considered a pioneer in the Metro Railway sector in India, having successfully operated and maintained the Delhi Metro for over two decades.

Under the contract, DMRC will be responsible for all day-to-day operations, including OCC, DCC stations, train operation, train maintenance and all subway systems infrastructure and ensuring passenger safety, as per the key performance indicators.

MMRC Managing Director Ashwini Bhide said O&M comprises a crucial component for any metro and MMRC is committed to providing safe, comfortable, reliable, high-quality yet cost-effective services to passengers.

However, MMRC will continue to perform other functions such as revenue management, multi-modal integration, business and brand management, public relations, legal compliance, non-rate revenue, debt service, coordination with regulatory authorities, etc.




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