Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (Maha Metro) on Thursday mentioned it has been appointed by the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) for working companies on Line 1 of the Navi Mumbai Metro venture for 10 years.
Maha Metro is already executing the stability work of this line, the company mentioned in a launch.
CIDCO, the company in-charge of Navi Mumbai Metro venture, in February 2021 had entered into an settlement with Maha Metro for finishing the stability work of Navi Mumbai Metro Line 1.
This line is from Belapur to Pendhar and consists of 11 stations, 11 km observe, a depot for upkeep at Taloja and two traction sub-stations at Panchanand and Kharghar.
“Work on this line is happening at full swing and is predicted to be full in 2022,” it mentioned.
Navi Mumbai is the third metropolis in Maharashtra, the place Maha Metro is executing a metro rail venture. The Nagpur Metro Phase-I is partially operational whereas work is happening the remaining stretches, which shall be full by 2021 finish. Construction of Pune Metro Phase-I can be progressing at a quick tempo.
The Nasik Metro venture, designed by Maha Metro, is awaiting clearance from the union cupboard.
It additional mentioned that quickly, Maha Metro underneath Managing Director Brijesh Dixit, will execute metro rail tasks in 4 cities. It has additionally ready the detailed venture reviews (DPRs) of Thane and Warangal Metros.
“CIDCO pays Rs 850 crore to Maha Metro for finishing the stability work of Line 1 of Navi Mumbai Metro. It has now agreed to pay one other Rs 885 crore plus taxes for working metro rail companies on this line for 10 years. The 10 12 months interval will start from industrial operation date (COD) of Line 1,” it mentioned.
The launch additionally knowledgeable that Maha Metro has posted key officers at Navi Mumbai and has taken over the function of Engineer in-charge additionally. It was determined to fee the road in two phases and as a primary section work between stations quantity 7 to 11 has been taken up on precedence foundation.
Maha Metro has accomplished the leftover observe work and now 100% observe is laid. Likewise erection of overhead gear (OHE) on 11 km observe (each up and down traces) has additionally been accomplished. Fine tuning has been began for working the trains for trials.
All the metro trains are being examined in depot, for that goal a check observe of round 1 km is prepared. Trains have been examined on essential line as much as Central Park Station and common testing is being continued on essential line for approval of Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO), an Indian Railways endeavor. The trial run for RDSO will start from July 16.
“Out of 5 stations within the first section, 3 are nearly prepared and work of two stations has progressed as much as 70 % roughly, which shall be accomplished in August 2021,” it mentioned.
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