State Govt, Maha Metro and Indian Rly signs MoU to run shuttle metro trains

The event was attended by State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Cabinet Minister Nitin Gadkari and other dignitaries.

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The event was attended by State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Cabinet Minister Nitin Gadkari and other dignitaries.
The event was attended by State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Cabinet Minister Nitin Gadkari and other dignitaries.

Nagpur: The Maharashtra government, MahaMetro and the Indian Railways on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  at Suresh Bhat Hall. Nagpur and adjourning areas have achieved another important milestone.

The event was attended by State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Cabinet Minister Nitin Gadkari and other dignitaries.

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was praising the idea of connecting the cities with Nagpur through metro, said the Indian Railways will replicate the model in other parts of the country if it succeeds in the state.

Fadnavis said, “the new corridor will provide quicker transport of both goods and passengers across the state.”

Nitin Gadkari, addressing the event, said “the new service will benefit the people by lowering the transportation cost and also reduce pollution and risks of accidents.”

Nitin Gadkari, addressing the event, said “the new service will benefit the people by lowering the transportation cost and also reduce pollution and risks of accidents.”

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, who was present during the signing of the MoU, accepted a suggestion put forth by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavisto develop a parallel high-speed railway corridor to the Samruddhi Mahamarg between Nagpur and Mumbai.

The CM also suggested that the proposed high-speed railway corridor can be directly connected to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for quicker freight transport.

The project would be first of its kind in the nation High speed fully air-conditioned coaches will run under the project. All formalities like timings, number of trips, revenue sharing pattern, special stations etc.

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