Kanpur Metro deploys ABB India’s
Electrification solutions for reliable
power control and distribution

Kanpur Metro deploys ABB India’s Electrification solutions for reliable power control and distribution

  • ABB technology strengthens safe and reliable power distribution forthe Kanpur metro network
  • ABB’s electrification solutions for metro have been deployed across 3cities in Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow, Kanpur, Noida)
  • Reliable power distribution aids smooth operations of the Kanpurmetro, providing pollution free and safe commute to citizens andease traffic congestion

The Kanpur Metro has deployed ABB India’s Electrification solutions for safe, reliable and quality powerdistribution. ABB’s latest technology helps facilitate smooth, consistent power distribution making thecommute seamless and comfortable for passengers. ABB India has been contributing to Indian Metrosystems by proving electrification solutions to 13 metro rail projects across India.

Upgrading the existing transport infrastructure, metro systems have become one of the mostsignificant forms of public transportation in urban Indian cities. It helps provide improved quality andcomfort along with sustainable public transit. Metros prove to be essential for the social and economicdevelopment of urban cities, especially for easing traffic congestion. Given such developments, Kanpurhas now entered the top 10 Indian Smart Cities by the Union Ministry of Housing and UrbanDevelopment under the Smart City Mission.

“The Kanpur Metro is transforming mobility in the city by providing the residents with comfortable andconvenient public transportation. Metro has made use of various sustainable technologies consideringIndia’s carbon-neutrality goals. ABB India has an excellent track record of successfully deliveringelectrification solutions for metros systems in India. And hence, we are pleased to partner with ABBIndia in this journey towards transforming the face of urban mobility in Kanpur.” Mr. Sushil Kumar,Managing Director, UPMRCL (Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd).

ABB India has provided the Kanpur metro with Low Voltage Switchboards, Medium Voltage Panels andLighting Distribution Boards. These products comply with the technical specifications required for theproject and are the most reliable, safe and latest technologies in the industry. ABB’s intelligent smartdistribution technology enables electrical systems to manage the metro stations and operations in anefficient and cost-effective way. These systems provide effective power distribution and supply,improving energy efficiency.

“For the Kanpur Metro System, our objective was to enable safe and reliable power distribution acrossthe network. We are privileged to work with the UPMRCL in their endeavor to provide sustainabletransportation to its citizens, by supplying smart technology and our state-of-the-art products.Contributing to the various metro systems in India, we are committed to help improve and upgrade thecountry’s public transport infrastructure.” said Kiran Dutt -President, Electrification Business, ABB India.

ABB is among the leading firms providing integrated power supply solutions for metro rail projects.Since 2002, ABB has implemented comprehensive electrification of both AC and DC metro rail systemsand currently thirteen operational metro rail projects across the country run on ABB technology.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainableand resource-efficient future. The company's solutions connect engineering know-how andsoftware to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered, and operated. Building on morethan 130 years of excellence, ABB's ~105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerateindustrial transformation. www.abb.com.

Electrifying the world in a safe, smart and sustainable way, ABB Electrification is a global technologyleader in electrical distribution and management from source to socket. As the world's demand for electricitygrows, our 50,000+ employees across 100 countries collaborate with customers and partners totransform how people connect, live and work. We develop innovative products, solutions and digitaltechnologies that enable energy efficiency and a low carbon society across all sectors. By applyingglobal scale with local expertise, we shape and support global trends, deliver excellence for customersand power a sustainable future for society. go.abb/electrification


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