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Siemens provides state-of-the-art automated train technology systems for Phase 2 of Bengaluru Metro

Siemens Limited is implementing driverless train solutions for Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) that will improve capacity, punctuality, reliability, and provide enhanced safety for passengers. The solution includes communications-based train control (CBTC) comprising of electronic interlocking, automatic train protection system, operation control for automatic train monitoring by train supervision system and telecommunication system. This is Siemens Limited’s first CBTC project with the highest Grade of Automation – GOA4, where the train is automatically controlled without any manual intervention on board.
Tilak Raj Seth, Head, Mobility, Siemens Limited, said, "Siemens has been a leader in providing state-of-the-art metro-rail solutions and takes great pride in partnering BMRCL to improve the connectivity, accessibility and coverage of Bengaluru’s metro rail network. Bengaluru Metro is the ninth metro service where Siemens India is involved. The advanced signaling and telecommunication systems will be the basis for a safe and efficient mass transit system which will enhance passenger experience and fulfill the needs of BMRCL. Bengaluru Metro will play a pivotal role in enhancing quality of life and economic growth of the city and we will continue to partner such projects with our global expertise and local know-how to help improve connectivity and public infrastructure.” 

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Siemens Limited focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process, discrete & hybrid manufacturing industries. The Company brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. It offers broad expertise across the entire energy value chain, along with a comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators, the oil and gas industry, and other energy-intensive industries. With its products, solutions, systems, and services, it addresses the needs of energy transition, including storage and sector-coupling solutions. It is also a supplier and service provider of intelligent mobility solutions for rail, road and inter-modal transport for passenger and freight services. Siemens Limited is the flagship listed company of Siemens AG in India. As of September 30, 2020, Siemens Limited had Revenue from continuing operations of INR 9,581 crore and 9,258 employees. Further information is available on the Internet at

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Praneet Mendon / Bijesh Kamath

Siemens Ltd., Media Relations

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