China denied, Bombardier gets Agra Metro projects

Lucknow, July 4:

Bombardier Transport India has bagged a contract for the supply of 67 trains of three cars each for Kanpur and Agra Metro projects, according to an official statement.

The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has awarded the contract for supply, testing and commissioning of 201 cars along with train control and signalling system to Bombardier Transport India Pvt. Limited.

Four international firms had submitted bids for the contract in February this year.

After technical evaluation of the bids by UPMRC, the Chinese bidder — CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Co. Ltd. — was disqualified from the process.

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