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Alstom handovers the first Metropolis metro train for the Pune Metro Line 3

By Staff Writer ,

Added 04 June 2024

As a part of this contract, Alstom is manufacturing 22 Metropolis trainsets of three cars each that can carry 1,000 passengers per train.

Alstom, a global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has successfully delivered the first Metropolis metro train for the Pune Metro Line 3, from its manufacturing facility in Sricity (Andhra Pradesh).

These 100 per cent Made-in-India manufactured trains have operation speed of 85 kilometre per hour, connecting Hinjewadi's IT hub with Shivajinagar's central business district in Pune, Maharashtra. .

As a part of this contract, Alstom is manufacturing 22 Metropolis trainsets of three cars each that can carry 1,000 passengers per train.

The work on 23 km elevated metro rail project has been jointly undertaken by Tata Group and PMRDA based on the Public Private Partnership (PPP). Tata Group has established Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) company to build this corridor with 23 stations.

In 2021, a joint venture between Alstom India, TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited (a Tata Group Company) and Siemens Project Ventures GmbH (subsidiary of Siemens Financial Services) under Public Private Partnership Route (PPP) was awarded the contract by Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority to provide the rolling stock, electrical and mechanical system works for this elevated metro line. The project would be developed and operated on a design, build, finance, operate & transfer (DBFOT) basis.

Commenting at the handover ceremony, Olivier Loison, Managing Director - Alstom India said, "We are thrilled to be contributing to this prestigious project by Tata Group. We are confident that our locally manufactured technologically advanced Metropolis metro trains will play a key role in enhancing the quality of life of the citizens and the overall development of the city. At Alstom, we focus on developing sustainable products and solutions that stand the test of time by operating efficiently for decades to come."

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