Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC), on Thursday, received the 15th Metro train set at its Transport Nagar Metro depot. The trains, which are being manufactured by Alstom Transport at their manufacturing plant in Sri City (Andhra Pradesh), are transported through special trailers by road with pilot vehicles in the front & the rear.
This set of Metro train was dispatched for Lucknow on 4th May, 2018 from Sri City. Each coach (car) is loaded on a special trailer having 64 wheels. A 180 tonne crane is used to unload 40 tonne car using a special spreader.
All necessary trials have been conducted at the manufacturing plant. Only dynamic trials of the train are required to be done in the Depot upon its arrival in Lucknow.