Alstom to manufacture 10 more trains for Chennai Metro

Alstom to manufacture 10 more trains for Chennai Metro

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Date of Post: 08 Dec, 2018

Chennai : Alstom will manufacture 10 more trains for Chennai Metro under the Phase-I extension. This comes after the 42nd and final metro train being produced for the first phase of Chennai Metro, was flagged off from Alstom factory in Sri City by Chennai Metro managing director Pankaj Kumar Bansal on Friday.

More Information:

  • The trains are planned to be manufacture and supplied to CMRL from early 2020.
  • The Phase-I extension from Washermenpet to Wimco Nagar, is expected to be completed by March 2020, a source said.
  • Out of the 42 trains, 9 trains were manufactured and shipped from Alstom factory at Lapa, Brazil, while the remaining 33 trains were manufactured at Alstom factory at Sri City, as part of requirement for indigenisation.
  • The production at Sri City commenced from middle of 2013 and the first train was dispatched from Sri City in February 2014, and was flagged off by the Managing Director of Chennai Metro Rail.
  • Further to which, remaining trains were manufactured and the final 42nd train of the project was successfully dispatched from Sri City factory on 06th Dec 2018.
  • Ling Fang, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Alstom, and Alain Spohr, Managing Director, Alstom, Directors (Systems and Operation), Director (Finance) Chennai Metro Rail and Officers of CMRL, were present on the occasion.

To know more about recent developments of Chennai Metro-

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Author:

Narinder Sharma is a part of the content team of Rail Analysis India as a writer and marketing executive.
His interest is in the Railways , Metro and Transportation Sector of India .
Please reach us at editor@railanalysis.com for more information .


 

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