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Mumbai Metro’s first ‘Driverless’ train to arrive on January 27

New Delhi: Mumbai Metro’s first ‘Driverless’ train will get its first of its natively made driverless trains from Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. Bengaluru, Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde said here on Wednesday.

The first of these programmed Metro trains will arrive at the Charkop Metro Crashed in Mumbai on January 27 and after operational tests, will be sent on the two new Metro courses booked to begin from May this year, he said.

Mumbai Metro’s first ‘Driverless’ train running naturally. Yet, altogether not to frenzy or cause travelers to feel dangerous, for around a half year at first, they will be worked by a motorman. The trains will have a maximum speed cutoff of 80kmph,” said Shinde.

The new driverless trains will be run on Metro 2A Dahisar to DN Nagar and Metro 7 Dahisar to Andheri East, an entire seven years after the country’s business capital got its initial 11-km long Metro on the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar area.

Shinde said that under the direction of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the development of these Metro lines and stations are quickened, and being executed by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is in the last stages.

The BEML will make around 390 mentors, including 65 rakes of 6 mentors each for the proposed 340-km long Mumbai Metro organization, at a cost of Rs 3,015 crore – which are around 20% more practical than those made globally.

Each mentor will situate 52 travelers and the limit of each train is around 2,280 travelers, and keeping in mind that 6 rakes will be conveyed in the next a half year, the rest will follow over the coming three years.

During his visit to the Bengaluru site, Shinde alongside MMRDA’s Director of Systems Rajiv Agarwal met BEML CMD Dr. D.K. Hota and other high ranking representatives.

Shinde additionally evaluated the most recent top-notch innovation and measures taken for traveler wellbeing and security just as the conveniences offered in Mumbai Metro’s first ‘Driverless’ train.

The trains have best in class innovation like VVVF, Train Control and Management System for speed control and security, the optical fiber in each mentor for Internet, and the mentors are intended to monitor energy and change to elective non-customary energy in the event of a blackout.

All trains are cooled with programmed entryways, traveler declaration and data framework, hostile to slide floor to forestall slipping, putting out fires, CCTVs in train and on stages, a crisis help button, and so on. In September 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced the primary mentor of the Mumbai Metro under the ‘Make In India’ activity.


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