First train set for Kanpur Metro project roll-out from Savli

 

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Kanpur, India (Metro Rail Today)
: The first set of Train has departed from savli Manufacturing Factory today. The Train has departed for Kanpur. The departure ceremony for the first set of train has been done today at Savli Manufacturing factory. The revealing was done at Alstom's rolling stock 
manufacturing facility in Savli, Gujarat by Yogi Adityanath ( Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh) in 
the presence of  Kumar Keshav (MD, UPMRC) and Alain Spohr (MD, Alstom). These metro trains are 100% inborn manufactured at the facility in Savli, Gujarat. Alstom is responsible for the delivery of Kanpur and Agra metro rolling stock and signalling which includes scope of all bombardier transportation technologies

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Yogi Adityanath (Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh) has attended the flag off ceremony virtually. The Train will arrive at polytechnic depot within 6 days.

Yogi Adityanath said,
As I virtually unveil the first metro train for Kanpur, I would like to congratulate Alstom and UPMRC
for the fast paced execution of the ongoing metro project.In addition to Kanpur & Agra, we are looking forward to bringing advanced metro service for enhanced public transportation in cities like Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Jhansi and Meerut, and improving connectivity in the near future.



Kumar Keshav (Managing Director of UPMRC) said,
It is a proud moment for Alstom, which is indigenously manufacturing
the rolling stock for some of the most prestigious metro projects in the country. With an illustrious track record of successfully delivering the trains for Lucknow metro in record time, we are happy to have Alstom as our partner in this journey towards transforming the face of urban mobility in Uttar Pradesh. These world-class trainsets for Kanpur & Agra will breathe life into the metro project. Weare looking forward to the speedy execution of this project and catering to the transport infrastructure needs in growing cities.

State-of-the-art trains are inline with utmost passenger safety and energy conservation.

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Alain Spohr (Managing Director, Alstom India) said,
We are proud to deliver the first metro trains, for Kanpur Metro in record time. After successfully delivering Rolling Stock & Signalling solution for the state’s capital Lucknow, we are happy to strengthen this partnership with UPMRC and redefine the mobility needs of Kanpur & Agra. Our MOVIA metros are world renowned for their operational reliability, appealing design and enhanced safety features – everything that makes metro an attractive mode of transport.

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The new metro trains will benefit around 5 million citizens of both the cities. Additionally, the overall project will significantly contribute towards the socio-economic development of the region

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