India: Alstom Delivers First Train for Pune Metro Line 3

Alstom has successfully delivered the first Metropolis metro train for Line 3 of the Pune Metro under a 2021 contract with the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA).

To deliver the elevated Pune Metro Line 3, PMRDA contracted a joint venture formed of Alstom India, TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited, and Siemens Project Ventures to supply the rolling stock, electrical, and mechanical system works.

As part of the contract, Alstom is responsible for manufacturing 22 Metropolis trainsets, each consisting of three cars.

The first train for Pune Metro Line 3
The first train for Pune Metro Line 3

Each train will be able to accommodate up to 1,000 passengers and will travel at operational speeds of up to 85 km/h between Hinjewadi’s IT hub and Shivajinagar’s central business district.

The trains are 100% Made-in-India and are being delivered from Alstom’s manufacturing facility in Sricity (Andhra Pradesh).

Olivier Loison, Managing Director - Alstom India said:

“We are thrilled to be contributing to this prestigious project by Tata Group. We are confident that our locally manufactured technologically advanced Metropolis metro trains will play a key role in enhancing the quality of life of the citizens and the overall development of the city. At Alstom, we focus on developing sustainable products and solutions that stand the test of time by operating efficiently for decades to come.”

The Pune Metro Line 3 is a 23-kilometre elevated rail project that features 23 stations.

It is being delivered through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) undertaken by Tata Group and PMRDA.

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