Alstom wins order to manufacture 78 coaches for Chennai Metro
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Alstom wins order to manufacture 78 coaches for Chennai Metro

Alstom has announced that it has won a contract worth 98 million euros (approximately Rs 798 crore) from Chennai Metro Rail to design, manufacture, and commission 78 advanced metro coaches (CMRL). These new metro cars will run on a 26 km corridor between Poonamallee Bypass and Light House via 28 stations (18 elevated and 10 underground).

The contract includes the production of 26 metro trains (three-car configuration) with a top speed of 80 kmph as well as the training of personnel. The metro trains are designed and engineered to run driverless enabled with Unattended Train Operations (UTO). These trains can completely run-on signals and their operations will be monitored from the Operations Control Centre (OCC).In line with the government’s ‘Make in India’ vision, these metro cars will be 100 per cent indigenous and manufactured at one of Alstom’s largest urban rolling stock manufacturing facilities in Sricity, Andhra Pradesh.

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Alstom has announced that it has won a contract worth 98 million euros (approximately Rs 798 crore) from Chennai Metro Rail to design, manufacture, and commission 78 advanced metro coaches (CMRL). These new metro cars will run on a 26 km corridor between Poonamallee Bypass and Light House via 28 stations (18 elevated and 10 underground). The contract includes the production of 26 metro trains (three-car configuration) with a top speed of 80 kmph as well as the training of personnel. The metro trains are designed and engineered to run driverless enabled with Unattended Train Operations (UTO). These trains can completely run-on signals and their operations will be monitored from the Operations Control Centre (OCC).In line with the government’s ‘Make in India’ vision, these metro cars will be 100 per cent indigenous and manufactured at one of Alstom’s largest urban rolling stock manufacturing facilities in Sricity, Andhra Pradesh. Also Read MMRDA seeks bids for Mumbai Metro Line 2B works Pune-Nashik high-speed rail project hampered

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