DMRC to operate, maintain Mumbai Metro’s underground Line-3: Officials

Mumbai Metro Railways Limited (MMRCL) has awarded DMRC a 10-year contract to operate and maintain MRT Line 3 after Delhi Metro emerged as the lowest bidder in the bidding process, officials said on Friday.

Delhi Metro Corporation (DMRC) will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Line 3 with a length of 33.5 km with 27 stations, including management of Operations Control Centre, Depot Control Centre, stations, operation of trains, maintenance of trains and all Infrastructure of metro systems and ensuring the safety of passengers.

Mumbai Metro Line 3, which is being constructed by the Mumbai City Regional Development Authority (MMRDA), is expected to be commissioned in parts from the end of this year onwards.

The inaugural meeting between DMRC and MMRCL was held at the latter’s headquarters in Mumbai on Friday.

Amit Kumar Jain, Director (Operations & Services), DMRC Ashwini Bhide, Managing Director, thanked MMRCL and emphasized that with the vast experience of more than 20 years of metro services operating in Delhi covering about 400 kilometers (of) the network, DMRC, which has become Now the lifeblood of Delhi, it is committed to achieving excellence in the country’s financial capital and serving the people of Mumbai with safe, reliable, convenient and high-quality service.”

“MMRCL is pleased to partner with DMRC, one of the leading metro operators in the country, for the operation and maintenance of Mumbai’s first metro line,” the company said.

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First published: June 16, 2023 | 8:43 p.m ist