October 5, 2022

Mumbai, Sep 7 : Air conditioning and commercial refrigeration major Blue Star said it has secured two new orders from Bangalore Metro Rail Corp Ltd (BMRCL) for the upcoming Reach-6 of Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase-II, also known as the Pink Line that spans a distance of about 21 km.

Eighteen metro stations are planned on this line.

The first order, valued at Rs 203 crores, is a turnkey project including maintenance works for Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS) and Environmental Control System (ECS) as well as works for six underground stations and associated tunnel sections.

The six underground stations include Vellara Junction, M G Road, Shivaji Nagar, Cantonment, Pottery Town and Tannery Road.

The second order, valued at Rs 187 crores, is also a turnkey project for Electrical and Mechanical (E&M) works including hydraulics, fire safety systems and backup power systems for five underground stations, associated tunnel sections, and five elevated stations.

The five underground stations include Vellara Junction, M G Road, Shivaji Nagar, Cantonment and Pottery Town. The five elevated stations are Swagath Road, J P Nagar, IIMB, Hulimavu and Kalena Agrahara.

B Thiagarajan, Managing Director, Blue Star Ltd, said: “Backed by our forte in executing projects for the Metro Rail sector, this is another significant win for us. We have, in the past, successfully executed several prestigious metro rail projects including Mumbai, Delhi, and Bangalore metro projects.

“With metro rails gaining significant traction for the overall public transport connectivity and infrastructure development of the country, we are playing a crucial role and contributing our bit towards India’s infrastructure development.”

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