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MoPI – Metro Express Rail Development – Mauritius - Project Profile

MoPI – Metro Express Rail Development – Mauritius - Project Profile


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The Mauritius Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MoPI) is undertaking the construction of a metro express project in Mauritius.

The project involves the construction of a 26km, light rapid transit system between Jan Palach in Curepipe and Victoria in Port Louis, with 19 stations.

The project includes the construction of bridges, over passes, the installation of rails, signaling systems, and the laying of transmission lines.

The Government of India (GoI) and Mauritius Government has signed a double taxation avoidance agreement for the development of the project. Under the agreement, GoI will provide US$346 million funding, and the project needs to be built by an Indian company.

On March 10, 2017, Foundation stone laying ceremony was held for the project.

On July 31, 2017, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) appointed as a design-and-build contract for the project with the contract value of US$572 million.

Preliminary works are underway.

Construction activities on the project are scheduled to commence in September 2017 and a 13km section of the route from Port Louis to Rose Hill is scheduled to complete in 2019, with the remainder of the line to Curepipe due for commissioning in 2021.


The project involves the construction of a 26km light rapid transit system between Curepipe town and Port Louis in Mauritius.

The US$650 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of 19 stations

2. Construction of bridges

3. Construction of over passes

4. Installation of power transmission lines

5. Installation of signaling systemsReasons To Buy

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