First train for Ahmedabad Metro Project finally arrives

the first train of three Coaches of Ahmedabad Metro Project (MEGA) moving from Hyundai Rotem local port facilitates from South Korea will make it trail run from January 15 after which the state is expected to take a call on the inauguration.

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First Train set for Ahmedabad Metro Project
First Train set for Ahmedabad Metro Project

Ahmedabad, Metro Rail News: The first metro train of three coach with a carrying capacity of 90 passengers finally arrived in the city on Tuesday. The first train had been shipped from South Korea in first week of December and had arrived at Mundra Port on December 28. According to Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation officials, the first train of three Coaches of Ahmedabad Metro Project (MEGA) moving from Hyundai Rotem local port facilitates from South Korea will make it trail run from January 15 after which the state is expected to take a call on the inauguration.

The train according to Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad will be ready to be rolled on the six km elevated corridor between Vastral Gam and Apparel Park in Maninagar by March end of April. After the trial run the train will have to be cleared for safety measures by various department of the Union Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to flag of the train. GMRC officials says the Urban Development department has been conveyed that the MEGA will be ready by January 15 and they can plan the inauguration accordingly. The 6 km stretch will have four other stations apart from Apparel park and Vastral Gam. The other station includes Nirant Crossroads, Vastral, Rabari Colony and Amraiwadi. The officials said that from Apparel park the metro will go underground and will be underground till Shahpur. The mock coach has arrived in October and has been on display at the riverfront for public viewing. The officials that the second train is likely to arrive by March end or early April. The officials further said that the authorities plan to start the second stretch on the APMC to Motera stretch also by April this year.

GMRC officials says the Urban Development department has been conveyed that the MEGA will be ready by January 15 and they can plan the inauguration accordingly. The 6 km stretch will have four other stations apart from Apparel park and Vastral Gam. The other station includes Nirant Crossroads, Vastral, Rabari Colony and Amraiwadi. The officials said that from Apparel park the metro will go underground and will be underground till Shahpur. The mock coach has arrived in October and has been on display at the riverfront for public viewing. The officials that the second train is likely to arrive by March end or early April. The officials further said that the authorities plan to start the second stretch on the APMC to Motera stretch also by April this year.

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