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Siemens powered Metro-line to be inaugurated in Kolkata

Siemens has successfully implemented an efficient power supply system with advancedpassenger safety features for Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited (KMRCL). Kolkata EastWest Metro Project which will be inaugurated tomorrow, is a rapid transit system connectingKolkata and Howrah. It has a total length of 16.1 kilometers and serves 12 stations. Theinstallation of the system has made six elevated stations with the Operation Control Centerand depot at Central Park along the 5.5 kilometers route operational.
In addition, the solution includes state-of-the-art digital simulation of the entire metro railcorridor in Kolkata. The Central Park Depot of Kolkata Metro will also be equipped withadvanced Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) and Operation ControlCentre supplied by Siemens, contributing to a safe, energy-efficient and comfortable railcommute.
Tilak Raj Seth, Head, Mobility, Siemens Limited, said, “We take great pride in partneringKMRCL in this prestigious project. The Metro rail system has proven to be the most efficientmode of transportation in terms of energy consumption, space occupancy and number of peopletransported. Siemens has a significant role in making infrastructure intelligent and enhancepassenger experience to meet today's growing transportation needs.”
Siemens is a key technology provider in electrification and signaling projects across multiplecities in India including Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Gurgaon and GreaterNoida.
Siemens Limited focuses on the areas of power generation and distribution, intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems, and automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. It is also a leading supplier of smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport and infrastructure solutions for Smart Cities. Siemens Limited, in which Siemens AG holds 75% of the capital, is the flagship listed company of Siemens AG in India. As of September 30, 2019, Siemens Limited had Revenue of INR 13,323 crore and 9,437 employees. Further information is available on the Internet at
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Siemens Ltd.                                                                                                                                                                        Birla Aurora, Level 21, Plot No. 1080, Dr. Annie Besant Road,Worli, Mumbai – 400030 , IndiaTel. : (022) 3967 7000, 3967 7537Head, Corporate Communications: Ramya RajagopalanCorporate Identity Number: L28920MH1957PLC010839Siemens 130, Pandurang Tel. : (022) Head, Corporate Corporate Reference number: CC/PR/05/MO 02 2020

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