L&T wins Dhaka Metro project worth Rs 3,191 crore

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Larsen and Toubro (L&T) construction arm has bagged the order of Dhaka Mass Transit Company for construction of a railway line for Dhaka Metro. The project is worth Rs 3,191 crore.

“The railways strategic business group of L&T Construction’s transportation infrastructure business has won a major design and build order from the Dhaka Mass Transit Company (DMTC) worth Rs 3,191 crore for electrical and mechanical systems package of Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development Project (MRT – line 6),” the firm said in a statement.

This is the first route of the Mass Rapid Transit system in Bangladesh. The project, funded by the Japan International Corporation agency (JICA) through bilateral aid from Japan to Bangladesh.

The contract involves the construction of ballastless track work on 43 km of mainline track, ballasted track work in depot of 19 km, eight 1500V DC Traction Sub Stations, telecommunication system and radio communication based on LTE, Automatic Fare Collection System, Platform Screen Doors, Lifts, Escalators and overall system integration.

There will be a maintenance support service for a period of 6 years.

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