Pune Metro: 3-Coach Train With 900-Passenger Capacity To Go On Trial

A replica coach was unveiled by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai on Friday.

Pune Metro: 3-Coach Train With 900-Passenger Capacity To Go On Trial

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray unveiling a replica coach.

Pune:

The trial run of Pune Metro will take place soon as a three-coach train with a capacity of 900 passengers has arrived from Nagpur, a statement from the Maharashtra chief minister's office said on Friday.

A replica coach was unveiled by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai on Friday.

One of the coaches will be reserved for women, it said.

The coaches are made of stainless steel, light-weight and vestibuled, it informed.

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Work on Pune Metro began in June, 2017 and works like erecting pillars, track laying, installing signals etc were completed in a record 30 months.

The ground-breaking of the line from Hinjewadi to Shivajinagar was done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.