Date of Post: 27 Sep, 2017
Nagpur: Maha-Metro will conduct Nagpur Metro rail formal trial run on 5km long stretch between MIHAN depot & Airport South Station via Khapri Station on September 30.
State Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis & Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari will be present at the occasion.
Fadnavis & Gadkari will also launch smart mobility card — Maha Card on September 30.
- Early this month, the trial run has already commenced between MIHAN depot & Khapri station and now it will be extended till Airport South Station.
- The plan is to further extend the trial run up to Airport New Station in coming days.
- After that, the Mahametro will seek permission from RDSO (Research Design & Standards Organization) & CMRS (commissioner of Metro rail safety) for commencement of commercial operation of Metro rail between MIHAN depot & Airport New Station.
- The metro rail commercial operation is likely to start by the end of the December.