BEML Delivered Ultra-Modern Metro Train To Kolkata Metro
BEML Limited, a Public-Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India and the premier manufacturer of Metro Cars on 31st March 2018, delivered the first set of six-car metro train unit to Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation. BEML won this contract for the supply of 84 standard gauge metro cars (14 trains) to KMRCL East-West Metro Line against international competitive bidding. The total contract value is approx. Rs. 900 crores. At a function held at BEML Bangalore Complex, Shri D.K. Hota, CMD, BEML delivered the Metro Car Unit to Shri. A.K. Kundu, Director (RS & T), KMRCL. BEML is the first Indian company supplying indigenously developed six-car metro train with Advanced Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system. The six coach rakes comprise of two Driving Motor Cars (DMC) at either end, LED lightings for energy conservation and latest train protection/ control systems. The carrying capacity of each rake is 2068 passengers and with a maximum operating speed capability of 80 kmph.
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