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Chennai Metro

Chennai Metro
Prakash Tendulkar

 

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha flagged off the first Chennai metro test train on an 800 m track at Koyambadu depot on November 6, 2013.

The train has been imported from Alstomís Sao Paulo factory. Of the 42 air-conditioned train-sets, nine are being built in Sao Paulo and the rest will be 
manufactured in Andhra Pradesh.

The four-car trains would have 176 seats and capacity for 1,100 standing passengers in two classes, and could be extended to six cars in the future. Top speed would be 80 km/h.

  Appearance of rake

  Fit and finish of rake

  Electronics is either on roof, in small compartments by inner side wall or under-frame. One can walk through from front to back.

  Inside driving cab

  Inside coach

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