Lucknow: The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) today received the third set of Metro train at the Transport Nagar Metro Depot. The trains which are being manufactured by Alstom Transport at their manufacturing plant at Sri City (Andhra Pradesh) are transported through special trailers by road with pilot vehicles in the front & the rear.
This set of Metro train was dispatched for Lucknow on 31 st March, 2017 from Sri City. Each coach (car) is loaded on a special trailer having 64 wheels. A 180 tonne crane is used to unload 40 tonne car using a special spreader. A specialised safety team also supervises for safe unloading of trains. It takes about 6 hours to unload all four cars.
This set of Metro train will also be used for testing of signalling system with multiple trains running in sections. On 25 th March, 2017, LMRC had received the second train set and just after 17 days of its arrival, LMRC has now received the third set of its Metro train.
Source: LMRC Press Release.