MahaMetro Invites Bids for Platform Screen Doors at Nagpur Metro

On December 26 2017, the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation invited bids for the installation of platform screen doors (PSDs) at all 40 stations of Nagpur Metro’s 41.2 km Phase 1 project. Since the project the entirely elevated, these PSDs will only help to prevent suicides & accidents due to passenger movement, and not play any role in lowering maintenance costs.

Notice Inviting Tenders – N1S02
Design, Manufacture, Supply, instillation, Testing and Commissioning of Platform Screens Gates and Platform Screen Doors System for Nagpur Metro Project
link to notice

Tender documents were on sale between December 26 and January 29, and the last date to submit bids has been revised to February 29. MahaMetro hasn’t provided an estimated cost, but would like them to be commissioned within 104 weeks of awarding the contract.

No information about their height has been released, but they’ll likely be half-height –

Half height PSDs at Delhi’s Kalkaji Mandir Station – Photo Copyright: Vishva Tyagi

PSDs are currently operational in Chennai and on the Delhi’s Airport Express Line and Magenta Line. They are currently being installed on Delhi’s Yellow Line, Pink Line & the rest of Magenta Line, and in the coming years will be installed in Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune and Mumbai.

For more updates, check out the Nagpur section of The Metro Rail Guy!

– TMRG

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One Response to "MahaMetro Invites Bids for Platform Screen Doors at Nagpur Metro"

  1. Kanishka says:

    Installation of these PSDs / PSGs should be made mandatory (as a statutory requirement) for all mass transport corridors…across the metros and Indian railway sub-urban stations..

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