ALSTOM Dispatched Its Last Train Set to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC)
ALSTOM has dispatched its last train set to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) from Sri City facility Centre. The train is expected to reach Lucknow in next ten (10) days and will be received at the Transport Nagar Metro Depot. With this, LMRC has ensured that all the twenty (20) Rolling Stocks required for commissioning of the 22.878 km long the contractor delivers North-South (Phase 1A) Metro corridor within the stipulated time. All the trains will be subjected to trial on the mainline before the inauguration of the commercial services which is expected to take place early next year (2019) as desired by the Government.
The state of the art trains ensures comfortable travel for the passengers in terms of minimising noise levels in cabins, providing wide passenger doors for entry/exits and inter-car gangways for swift passenger movement. It is ergonomically designed handrails & grab handles system for easy & comfortable standing, communicative Public Announcement System with all around visible Display System inside as well as on sides and in front of trains. Apart from this, there are digital information display panels, large windows, and scratchproof stainless bucket type seats for comfortable and convenient seating or passengers.
These trains have the unique feature of continuous monitoring of pantograph through a roof-mounted camera integrated to train which is CCTV implemented for the first time in the world. The trains have been provided with the latest Communication Based Train Control Signaling system (CBTC) with Automatic Train Protection (ATP) for automatic braking to prevent and avert any kind of collision thereby giving topmost priority to passenger safety. The Automatic Train Supervision (ATS) system further ensures the automatic management of train movement by continuous supervision particularly in case of abnormalities.
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