Indore adds another success as metro coaches arrive

Bhopal, Indore,  A new chapter was added to the glorious achievements in the history of Indore on Thursday. On this day, a new link was added towards realisng the dream of Metro in Indore. Under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the work to provide world-class metro facilities in Indore is progressing rapidly. The coaches which arrived in huge trolleys last night at the Metro Depot in Gandhi Nagar, Indore were put on track after rituals this morning.

Trial run in September

The trial run of Indore Metro of about 6 kilometers in length is proposed in September. With the launch of Metro, Indore will join the developed cities of the country and the growth of the city will get a new impetus. The team of Metro Rail Corporation is working diligently day and night to complete the metro project rapidly. When the shining yellow coloured coaches were put on the tracks in Indore today, an amazing atmosphere of happiness and enthusiasm was was visible at the metro depot.

In view of the assembly elections in the state in November, the target is to start the trial run of metro trains in Indore-Bhopal before the election code of conduct is imposed in the end of September or the first week of October. Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (MPMRC) has fixed the target of trial in both the cities. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan can flag off the metro train for trial run.

Metro’s main structures ready

According to MPMRC MD Manish Singh, the main structures of Bhopal and Indore metro stations have been built and they are being equipped with modern facilities. Apart from this, the work of the depot has also been almost completed. The work of installing signals and testing them will also be completed in the early days of September. With the arrival of the coach of the train, we will be in a position to do the trial run in the month of September.

MP Shri Shankar Lalwani greeted the officers, employees and technical team present. He said that he is extremely happy to see the vision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi being realised under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Chouhan. It is a matter of pride for us that Indore city is transforming into a metro city. Shri Shobhit Tandon, Director (Technical) of Metro Rail Corporation, present on this occasion, said that the capacity of the three coaches coming to Indore will be around 900 passengers.

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