Bombardier to supply more metro trains to Delhi
INDIA: Delhi Metro Rail Corp has awarded Bombardier Transportation a contract to supply 40 Movia metro cars for use on three of its 1 676 mm gauge lines.
Bombardier will supply the rolling stock from its Savli and Maneja sites in Gujarat. The trains will be equipped with Mitrac traction equipment and Flexx Metro 3000 bogies. Each eight-car trainset will have capacity for 2 960 passengers.
DMRC already has 776 Movia cars. ‘Since 2007, in partnership with Delhi Metro, we have been supporting Delhi National Capital Region’s ambitious expansion plan and we are proud to move safely around two million people every day in India’s capital city with our trains and signalling’, said Bombardier Transportation’s Managing Director, India, Sudhir Rao on June 4.