Nine Metro 3 trains to be launched by June
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Nine Metro 3 trains to be launched by June

The executing authority for the underground Metro 3 corridor (Colaba-Bandra-Seepz) has set a June 2023 deadline for bringing all nine rakes required to begin Phase I services (Aarey-BKC). This July, the first rake arrived in Mumbai for trials from Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.

The first prototype train is currently undergoing "initial design-proving" testing by Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL). Ashwini Bhide, managing director of MMRCL, stated that a second rake will arrive by the end of November. The first nine trains needed for Phase I commissioning would arrive by June 23, with the remaining arriving by May 2024. MMRCL has placed orders with Alstom for 31 rakes.

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The executing authority for the underground Metro 3 corridor (Colaba-Bandra-Seepz) has set a June 2023 deadline for bringing all nine rakes required to begin Phase I services (Aarey-BKC). This July, the first rake arrived in Mumbai for trials from Sri City, Andhra Pradesh. The first prototype train is currently undergoing initial design-proving testing by Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL). Ashwini Bhide, managing director of MMRCL, stated that a second rake will arrive by the end of November. The first nine trains needed for Phase I commissioning would arrive by June 23, with the remaining arriving by May 2024. MMRCL has placed orders with Alstom for 31 rakes. Also read: Tata Sons to invest Rs 975 crore in Pune Metro rail project Italian tech for two out of 16 bridges on J&K rail link

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