Telecom infrastructure provider Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd (HFCL) has won a 148-crore contract to lay the telecom systems for Larsen and Toubro’s Mauritius and Dhaka metro rail projects.
Mahendra Nahata, MD of HFCL, said in a statement on Sunday that the company’s experience from its projects for Alstom Services India, L&T Railways Strategic Business Unit and China Railway Signal Communication for turnkey telecom systems on the eastern and western dedicated freight corridors of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India “would help it in executing the Mauritius Metro Express Project and the Dhaka Metro Project efficiently”. – Our Bureau
Earlier this year, the railway strategic business unit of infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) had bagged a Rs 3,191 crore order from Dhaka Mass Transit Company for construction of a railway line for Dhaka Metro.
L&T had also secured a Rs 3,375-crore order from the Mauritius government-led Metro Express Ltd to design and build an integrated light rail-based urban transit system in the island nation.