Pune Metro: Alstom successfully delivers the first train for Line 3

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Pune Metro Line 3 Coach

Pune (Metro Rail News): Alstom has successfully delivered the first Metropolis metro train for the Pune Metro Line 3, from its world-class manufacturing facility in Sricity (Andhra Pradesh). These 100% Made-in-India manufactured trains have an operation speed of 85km/h and will deployed on Line 3 which connects Hinjewadi’s IT hub with Shivajinagar’s central business district, in the second largest city in Maharashtra.

Commenting at the handover ceremony, Olivier Loison, Managing Director – Alstom India said, “We are thrilled to be contributing to this prestigious project by Tata Group. We are confident that our locally manufactured technologically advanced Metropolis metro trains will play a key role in enhancing the quality of life of the citizens and the overall development of the city. At Alstom, we focus on developing sustainable products and solutions that stand the test of time by operating efficiently for decades to come.”

Pune Metro Line 3

The Pune Metro Line 3 is a 23 Km elevated Metro rail project connecting the IT hub of Hinjawadi to the Central business district of Shivajinagar. The work has been jointly undertaken by Tata Group and PMRDA based on the Public Private Partnership (PPP). Tata Group has established Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) company to build this corridor with 23 stations.

In 2021, a joint venture between Alstom India, TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited (a Tata Group Company) and Siemens Project Ventures GmbH (a subsidiary of Siemens Financial Services) under Public Private Partnership Route (PPP) was awarded the contract by Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority to provide the rolling stock, electrical and mechanical system works for this elevated metro line. The Project would be developed & operated on a Design, build, finance, operate & transfer (DBFOT) basis.

As a part of this contract, Alstom is manufacturing 22 Metropolis trainsets of three cars each that can carry 1,000 passengers per train.

About Metropolis Metros

Alstom’s modern metro trains are serving the different needs of customers worldwide for over 60 years. Designed to fit new and existing infrastructure, Metropolis metro trains can be adapted to multiple capacity needs. With flexible configurations from 2-to-9 cars, small to large gauge profiles, different voltage systems, and individual interior designs, Alstom’s metros can be operated manually or driverless. Metropolis metros feature low noise levels, high recyclability, and optimised energy efficiency to minimise environmental impact. Over 35,000 metro cars have been ordered or are in operation in more than 70 cities in 40 countries.

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