Linxon secures traction power supply contract in Chennai metro phase 2
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Linxon secures traction power supply contract in Chennai metro phase 2

Chennai metro phase 2, which includes the recently awarded contract, will significantly boost ridership and relieve congestion, particularly in the area of Chennai's burgeoning IT hub. Phase 2, which includes the recently awarded contract, will significantly boost ridership and relieve congestion, particularly in the area of Chennai's burgeoning IT hub. The new phase 2 lines, 3, 4, and 5, have lengths of around 119 kilometres.

According to Rajesh Chaturvedi, Director of System and Operations of Chennai Metro Rail Limited, “This entire phase 2 project is scheduled to be finished in five years and increase daily traffic by 1.55 million people”.

"This contract ensures dependable and sustainable electric power supply, transmission, and distribution in keeping with our ‘from the grid to vehicle’ goal, says Stefan Reisacher, CEO of Linxon. He further adds, “We are thrilled to be a part of the development of environmentally friendly public transportation. This project solidifies our position as the industry leader for power supply projects in the Asia Pacific area. In the upcoming years, the rail industry has enormous potential, and Linxon is a leader in it.”

Linxon creates the framework for providing carbon-free energy to the entire planet. With the aid of this new contract, it is adding its engineering capabilities to the design, production, supply, installation, testing, instruction, and commissioning of the power supply system for this large mass urban rail development project.

The project's scope includes traction substations, wayside substations, power cables, overhead catenary systems, main auxiliary substations, and supervisory control and data collection systems. Phases 1A and 1B of the Kochi metro were opened in September of this year in the presence of the Chief Minister of Kerala and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. This information expands on the contract's successful conclusion, which was given in 2020.

Chennai metro phase 2, which includes the recently awarded contract, will significantly boost ridership and relieve congestion, particularly in the area of Chennai's burgeoning IT hub. Phase 2, which includes the recently awarded contract, will significantly boost ridership and relieve congestion, particularly in the area of Chennai's burgeoning IT hub. The new phase 2 lines, 3, 4, and 5, have lengths of around 119 kilometres. According to Rajesh Chaturvedi, Director of System and Operations of Chennai Metro Rail Limited, “This entire phase 2 project is scheduled to be finished in five years and increase daily traffic by 1.55 million people”. This contract ensures dependable and sustainable electric power supply, transmission, and distribution in keeping with our ‘from the grid to vehicle’ goal, says Stefan Reisacher, CEO of Linxon. He further adds, “We are thrilled to be a part of the development of environmentally friendly public transportation. This project solidifies our position as the industry leader for power supply projects in the Asia Pacific area. In the upcoming years, the rail industry has enormous potential, and Linxon is a leader in it.” Linxon creates the framework for providing carbon-free energy to the entire planet. With the aid of this new contract, it is adding its engineering capabilities to the design, production, supply, installation, testing, instruction, and commissioning of the power supply system for this large mass urban rail development project. The project's scope includes traction substations, wayside substations, power cables, overhead catenary systems, main auxiliary substations, and supervisory control and data collection systems. Phases 1A and 1B of the Kochi metro were opened in September of this year in the presence of the Chief Minister of Kerala and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. This information expands on the contract's successful conclusion, which was given in 2020.

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