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.