Published on: August 6, 2021



Where : Pune

What is in news: According to Titagarh Wagons Ltd, its plant in Italy has rolled out first train for Pune Metro coach, which will be Lightest train in India

Features of the Train:

  • In total, 34 trains will be sent from Italy.
  • Each train will comprise of three coaches.
  • These coaches are scheduled to arrive Pune in September, 2021.
  • Order for supply of 102 metro coaches for Pune metro was placed on M/s.
  • These metro coaches for Pune metro will be manufactured with Aluminium for first time in India.
  • They are lighter, having 15.5T axle load, than lightest coaches at Nagpur-Metro (16T axle load).
  • Coaches have double-walled structure.
  • Extruded sections of car body have been made of Aluminium that provides required strength. Aluminium has also reduced the weight.
  • These ultra-modern metro coaches have highest safety standards with modern Italian styling.
  • They result in low carbon emission and having better fuel efficiency.