Tuesday, January 02, 2007

DMRC seeks bids for airport link

New Delhi: Moving ahead with the 19 km "Airport Express Link" that will connect New Delhi railway station to Indira Gandhi International Airport here, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has invited bids from Indian and foreign firms or consortiums of firms to design, supply, install, commission and operate all systems except civil works.
This high-speed corridor will have trains travelling at a maximum speed of 135 km per hour and covering the distance in just 16 minutes.
The link between New Delhi railway station and Indira Gandhi International Airport will be about 19 km long and comprise underground and elevated sections. There will be intermediate stations at Shivaji Stadium and Moti Bagh. Trains will cover the entire distance in 16 minutes flat and check-in facilities will be available at New Delhi, Shivaji Stadium and Moti Bagh stations.
02/01/07 The Hindu
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