Final train of Chennai Metro’s phase-1 project flagged off from Alstom Factory at Sri City

Final train of Chennai Metro’s phase-1 project flagged off from Alstom Factory at Sri City

Want create site? With Free visual composer you can do it easy.

Date of Post: 10 Dec, 2018

Chennai: The final train of the phase-1 project of Chennai Metro Rail was dispatched from Alstom Sri City factory in Andhra Pradesh on 06th Dec 2018.

Phase-1 project involves procurement of 42 number of trains through contract awarded to the Consortium of M/s. Alstom Transport S.A & M/s. Alstom Transport India Ltd. for design, manufacture, supply, testing and commissioning of 42 numbers of 4-car Electric Multiple Units.

More Information:

  • Out of 42 trains, 9 were manufactured and shipped from Alstom factory at Lapa, Brazil.
  • Remaining 33 trains were manufactured at Alstom factory at Sri City as part of indigenisation requirement.
  • The production at Sri City commenced from mid of 2013 and the first train was dispatched from Sri City in February 2014, flagged off by the Managing Director, CMRL.
  • The final 42nd train of the project was successfully dispatched from Sri City factory on 06th Dec 2018.
  • The event was flagged off by Pankaj Kumar Bansal, Managing Director, CMRL in presence of Ms. Ling Fang, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Alstom and Alain Spohr, Managing Director, Alstom, Directors (Systems and Operation), Director (Finance) CMRL and Officers of CMRL.

  • The train will be commissioned at Koyambedu depot and introduced for revenue service.
  • Further to the above order of 42 trains of Phase -1, additional order for 10 trains was placed with the consortium for the phase-1 extension project of CMRL.
  • The trains are planned to be manufacture and supplied to CMRL from early 2020.

To know more about recent developments of Chennai Metro-

27 Nov, 2018: Chennai Metro Rail commissions another 1120 KWp Solar PV Power Plant

27 Oct, 2018: Chennai Metro Rail provides feeder services using shared auto and shared taxi cab service

25 Oct, 2018: Chennai Metro Rail Installs 410 KWp Solar Power Plant at Koyambedu Depot

All Image Credit: Chennai Metro Rail


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 for more information .


Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of