BEML hands over the first intermediate car unit to BMRCL
BEML has delivered the first intermediate car unit to BMRCL. This intermediate car unit shall be integrated with the existing 3- car train sets to form 6-car train sets, which will eventually double the present passenger carrying capacity of the Metro.
At a function held at BEML Bangalore Complex, Shri D.K. Hota, CMD, BEML handed over the Metro Car Unit to Shri Mahendra Jain, I.A.S., MD, BMRCL and Addl. Chief Secretary, Urban Development, GoK, in the august presence of Shri Ananth Kumar, Hon’ble Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri K.J. George, Hon’ble Minister for Bangalore Development & Town Planning, GoK.
The occasion was also graced by Shri. P.C. Mohan, Hon’ble MP, Shri S. Raghu, Hon’ble MLA and Shri M. Narayanaswamy, Hon’ble MLC.
On this occasion, Shri D.K. Hota, CMD, BEML said, “BEML is committed to offering world-class services to metro corporations, thereby reducing the urban congestion and to successfully realize the ‘Make in India’ policy of the Government of India.”
Apart from BMRCL, BEML is presently executing contracts for Kolkata Metro East – West project and Delhi Metro phase – 3 projects. The mock-up of Kolkata Metro project has recently been delivered and has drawn wide appreciation from public and experts alike.