Ahmedabad: Rail record vital Bombardier Transportation, that has a production trickery in Vadodara, has won a agreement to supply 162 ‘Movia’ metro cars to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC).
New trains will boost a series of DMRC’s existent swift of ‘Movia’ metros from 614 to 776 and make it one of a largest metro fleets in a world, Bombardier pronounced in a statement.
The sequence is valued during approximately Rs 1,500 crore, and smoothness will start in a third entertain of 2016 and is approaching to finish in early 2018, it added.
These 162 new metro cars will be built during Bombardier’s railway car production trickery and bogie public gymnasium during Savli nearby Vadodara.
The association also has a thrust systems production trickery during Maneja in Vadodara.
“We are gratified to have perceived this new sequence for another 162 Movia vehicles for New Delhi. These additional trains will be delivered from the state-of-the-art production sites in Vadodara,” Bombardier Transportation’s Chief Country Representative Harsh Dhingra said.
In the six-car configuration, these new vehicles will accommodate adult to 740 some-more passengers and once configured into eight-car sets, they will lift as many as 2,960 passengers and yield a most indispensable ability boost on dual of Delhi’s categorical metro lines, it added.