INDIA: Mumbai Metro Rail Corp signed contracts on February 21 for the power supply works and electrification of metro Line 3.

Larsen & Toubro won the power supply contract. A consortium of Alstom Transport India and Alstom Transport is to electrify the line with a 25 kV AC rigid overhead contact system, and will also supply auxiliary substations.

Civil works on the 33·5 km north-south route have been underway since 2016. MMRC expects to open bids for the rolling stock tender on March 21.