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Delhi Metro and BEML officials at the signing ceremony.

DMRC in race for $2bn Bahrain Metro consultancy contract

MANAMA, February 22, 2023

India's first and biggest metro rail company Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced that it has qualified for the pre-qualification tender process for an international consultancy project to construct Phase One Project of Bahrain Metro, which comprises two lines running 30-km-long and covering 20 stations.
 
In line with this, the Delhi Metro has signed a MoU with Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), an Indian public sector undertaking which manufactures a variety of heavy equipment, mainly those used for earth moving, railways, transport and mining. 
 
Headquartered in South Indian city of Bengaluru, BEML is Asia's second-largest manufacturer of earth moving equipment.
 
As a part of the partnership deal, BEML will be responsible for manufacturing and supplying of rolling stock and the Delhi Metro will provide expertise in the fields of project development, budgeting and facilitating development of contractual obligations for the Bahrain Metro.
 
Earlier TradeArabia  had reported that the mammoth Bahrain Metro project, which will extend across 109 km is being implemented in four phases - with the first one comprising two lines running 29-km-long covering 20 stations. 
  
The MoU was signed by Saleem Ahmed, Executive Director (Last Mile Connectivity), Delhi Metro and DS Ganesh, General Manager (Marketing), BEML in the presence of Vikas Kumar, Managing Director, Delhi Metro and Amit Banerjee, Chairman & Managing Director, BEML.
 
The Delhi Metro said it is actively exploring opportunities to bag international projects for construction and operations of metros across the world. 
 
Earlier, it had qualified in the pre-bid process for construction of Tel Aviv Metro Project in Israel. 
 
In addition, the DMRC is also in the process of bidding for other international metro projects such as Alexandria in Egypt, Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam and Mauritius as well. 
 
The DMRC is currently engaged in the construction of Dhaka Metro in Bangladesh as a consultant.-TradeArabia News Service



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