CMRL awards Rs 9.47-bn contract for 26 driverless train sets
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CMRL awards Rs 9.47-bn contract for 26 driverless train sets

Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) has awarded a contract to supply 26 driverless (unattended train operations) train sets to Alstom Transport India for Rs 9.47 billion. The contract, funded by the Tamil Nadu government, is a three-car each formation of 78 cars.

The first train under the contract is expected to be rolled out in 2024, which will be followed by trials and testing for driverless operation, CMRL has said. Under the 40 months contract, the trains will be delivered in a phased manner.

A CMRL press note said the scope of the contract includes supply of driverless trains along with designs, manufacture, testing, training of personnel, supply of spare parts, defect liability and commissioning of standard gauge metro rolling stock.

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Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) has awarded a contract to supply 26 driverless (unattended train operations) train sets to Alstom Transport India for Rs 9.47 billion. The contract, funded by the Tamil Nadu government, is a three-car each formation of 78 cars. The first train under the contract is expected to be rolled out in 2024, which will be followed by trials and testing for driverless operation, CMRL has said. Under the 40 months contract, the trains will be delivered in a phased manner. A CMRL press note said the scope of the contract includes supply of driverless trains along with designs, manufacture, testing, training of personnel, supply of spare parts, defect liability and commissioning of standard gauge metro rolling stock.See also: PMC to cover all Metro extension route under single DPRIndia to receive loan from JICA for MAHSR

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