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Lucknow Metro | ALSTOM delivers third set of metro coaches to LMRC

Lucknow: The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) today received the third set of Metro train at the Transport Nagar Metro Depot. The trains which are being manufactured  by Alstom Transport at their manufacturing plant at  Sri City (Andhra Pradesh) are transported through special trailers by road with pilot vehicles in the front  & the rear.

This set of Metro train was dispatched for Lucknow on 31 st March, 2017 from Sri City. Each coach (car) is loaded on a special trailer having  64 wheels. A 180 tonne crane is used to unload  40 tonne car using a special spreader. A specialised safety team  also supervises for  safe unloading of trains. It takes about 6 hours to unload all four cars.

This set of Metro train will also be used for testing of signalling system with multiple trains running in sections. On 25 th March, 2017, LMRC had received the second train set and just after 17 days of its arrival, LMRC has now received the third set of its Metro train.

Source: LMRC Press Release.

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