The Consortium made up of Ardanuy Ingeniería and Ardanuy India Pvt. Ltd. will be part of implementing two new lines for the Bangalore Metro: the Airport Line and the ORR Line.
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation has awarded the Consortium with the design contract for the lines’ power supply, third rail traction to 750Vcc and Scada System designs in order to expand this transportation network.
Both lines will have a total length of 53.68 kilometers, will serve around one million passengers by 2040 and will have 30 stations between them. The project will cost an estimated 750 million euros for the ORR line and around 1.325 million euros for the Airport Connection line.
The metro network expansion works will be divided into two phases. Phase II A corresponds to the ORR Line and will run along 17 kilometers with 13 stations. Phase II B will connect the metro line to the airport with a section length of 36.68 kilometers and 17 stations.
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For Ardanuy Ingeniería, this contract consolidates the Company’s order book in India. India is a country in which the Consulting Firm is already well established thanks to its subsidiary Ardanuy India Pvt and is currently participating in numerous projects for both railway as well as urban transport.
Apart from carrying out different activities for both the East and West Freight Corridors (DFCC), other important projects that the Company is involved in are the Chikjajur-Bellary line (between Hyderabad and Bangalore) and the Virbhadra – New Rishikesh line (Rishikesh).
The Consulting Firm also collaborates in different design engineering works for the metros of Kochi, Mumbai and Delhi.