MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): The second train of the Aqua Line 3 of the Mumbai Metro underground line has left the manufacturing unit in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, and it is travelling 1,400 kilometres via road to Mumbai. The Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Line is another name for the underground line.
In August 2022, the MMRC got a prototype rake and is currently conducting a trial run on one track between Sariput Nagar, Aarey, and Marol Naka stations. With the addition of the second rake, trail runs are now possible on both tracks of the twin tunnel.
According to a Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) official, the rake with eight coaches will reach the facility centre at Aarey within the next ten days.
The official added that it would be assembled there over the next 15-20 days and added to the fleet for trial runs.
The MMRC would extend the trial run section till Sahar station once the crossover track is ready. The crossover track work is progressing, as per the official.