Bangalore: BEML (Bharat Earth Movers Limited) is likely to hand over the first set of 3 coaches to Bangalore Metro Rail on February 14.
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) managing director Mahendra Jain said,”BEML will hand over the first three coaches to BMRCL the same day in the presence of Bengaluru development minister K J George. We will have to integrate the new coaches into an existing train and conduct test runs. The first six-car train will commence operations after clearance from railway safety authorities.”
Jain said,”We are expecting these procedures will be completed at the earliest and be ready for commercial operations by March.”
The coaches are ready to be officially handed over to BMRCL, sources said.
The trial run is expected scheduled to be completed in a month.