First trainset for Kanpur, Agra Metro tasks revealed. Test options, photos


Alstom at the moment handed over of the primary trainset for the Kanpur metro, to Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Company (UPMRC). Alstom will even be chargeable for the supply of Kanpur & Agra metro rolling inventory and signalling, together with scope of all BT applied sciences

The disclosing was achieved at Alstom’s rolling inventory manufacturing facility in Savli, Gujarat by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath within the presence of Shri Kumar Keshav – MD, UPMRC, and Alain SPOHR – MD, Alstom. These metro trains are 100% indigenously manufactured on the facility in Savli, Gujarat.

The brand new metro trains will profit round 5 million residents of each cities. Moreover, the general undertaking will considerably contribute in direction of the socio-economic improvement of the area.

Inspiration from Uttar Pradesh’s wealthy cultural heritage mixed with best-in-class design has resulted in a gorgeous search for India’s newest metro fleet.

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Inside of Kanpur Metro trainset

Options of Kanpur Metro trainset: 

 Aerodynamic modular design of the brand new MOVIA metros will supply a bunch of security, safety and environmental advantages together with nice passenger expertise. Constructed with stainless-steel automotive our bodies, the air-conditioned vehicles can have automated sliding doorways, comfy seating and standing areas, devoted areas for entry of specifically abled, who use wheelchairs and trendy passenger info programs, combining to supply an accessible and welcoming atmosphere for passengers. 

The trains might be geared up with FLEXX metro bogies and MITRAC propulsion system to extend power effectivity, scale back working prices, and make sure the new trains meet the best environmental requirements. Every prepare will accommodate roughly 960 passengers within the three-car configuration.

“As I nearly unveil the primary metro prepare for Kanpur, I wish to congratulate Alstom and UPMRC for the quick paced execution of the continued metro undertaking”, stated the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath. “Along with Kanpur and Agra, we’re trying ahead to bringing superior metro service for enhanced public transportation in cities like Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Jhansi and Meerut, and enhancing connectivity within the close to future”, he added.

Kumar KESHAV, Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Company (UPMRC) stated, “It’s a proud second for Alstom, which is indigenously manufacturing the rolling inventory for a number of the most prestigious metro tasks within the nation. With an illustrious observe document of efficiently delivering the trains for Lucknow metro in document time, we’re pleased to have Alstom as our accomplice on this journey in direction of reworking the face of city mobility in Uttar Pradesh. These world-class trainsets for Kanpur & Agra will breathe life into the metro undertaking. We’re trying ahead to the speedy execution of this undertaking and catering to the transport infrastructure wants in rising cities.”

“We’re proud to ship the primary metro trains, for Kanpur Metro in document time. After efficiently delivering Rolling Inventory & Signalling resolution for the state’s capital Lucknow, we’re pleased to strengthen this partnership with UPMRC and redefine the mobility wants of Kanpur & Agra” stated Alain SPOHR, Managing Director, Alstom India. “Our MOVIA metros are world-renowned for his or her operational reliability, interesting design and enhanced security options – all the pieces that makes metro a gorgeous mode of transport,” he added.

Valued at roughly 2051 crore (245 Mn EUR), Alstom’s scope on the Agra-Kanpur metro undertaking contains – design, construct and supply of 201 metro vehicles (67 MOVIA metro three-car trainsets) and a sophisticated signalling resolution (CITYFLO 650). 

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