Trial run of Metro Rail to start soon

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 29 Jul 2017 10:50:53


Staff Reporter,

The trial run of Metro Rail coaches would start within a fortnight, disclosed Managing Director, MahaMetro, Brijesh Dixit, while launching the Bulund, the light engine that would haul the coaches within the depot area. Bulund runs on an electrical battery, thereby it would not be harming the environment and he further said that the engine would help during testing of New Airport Station line.

Talking to mediapersons during the launching ceremony held on Nagpanchami Day. Dixit said that three metro coaches have been loaned from Hyderabad Metro for the purpose of trail that would be supervised by experts from RDSO and later by Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS). The Bulund would help test the strength of tracks and would be used for purpose of shunting.