The commissioning of the first phase of 8-km stretch of the L&T Hyderabad Metro rail project will be taken up at a later date once this stretch touches the busy Secunderabad junction. Though it was proposed to be launched on Ugadi, a month ago it was decided to take up the phase one operation after it touches the busy junction rather than in the current form.
Alstom producing coaches for Kochi Metro Manufacture of Kochi Metro coaches commenced at Sri City manufacturing unit of Alstom Transport India Ltd. The first train set for the Kochi Metro is likely to be delivered by this year end, Elias George, Managing Director, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd, said at the Alstom facility. The company will supply 25 metro train sets to Kochi Metro.