Lucknow: The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (LMRC) today achieved another milestone by getting the speed certificate, from RDSO, after going through the detailed designed of Lucknow Metro Trains.
With this speed certificate metro can conduct the trial of trains at maximum designed speed of 90 kmph.
In continuation with the ongoing trial metro train today run in the morning at 11:30 AM at a higher speed of 60 kmph from Transport Nagar to Mawaiya metro station. The train had run all the day with all safety parameters were successfully evaluated and achieved during this high speed trial.
Few of pre-requisite test have already been completed at test-track & ramp within depot. All efforts are being made by LMRC to complete the testing & commissioning of trains within the time-frame.
Metro Trains goes through different testings before its actual passengers operations. It will also go through load tests where artificial loads equivalent to crush loading of 8 passengers per square meters. To achieve this huge number of sand bags would be used in the train.
European experts are continuously monitoring the systems and trains and ensuring best technical support to the LMRC technical team.
LMRC is taking all initiative to ensure that the metro train is ready for public operation by the end of the March, 2017.