First Mumbai Monorail Vehicle Delivered to India

First Mumbai Monorail Vehicle Delivered to India
January 8, 2010 6:06 am

The first of 60 monorail cars has been delivered to the Indian city of Mumbai for its under-construction $549m (RM1.85bn) monorail project.

The car has been manufactured by Malaysian firm Scomi Group and consortium partner Larsen & Toubro under the $53.6m (Rs24.6bn) turnkey contract for 15 four-car trains. The car will now undergo preliminary systems interface testing, which is critical in ensuring that the monorail system runs smoothly, according to Scomi.

Of the total 19.5km straddle monorail, the first 11km section between Jacob Circle and Wadala is expected to open in mid-2011. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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