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Old 17th April 2010, 12:27   #1
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SIDE VIEW
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UPFRONT
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FRONT DOORS "Coming for a ride?"
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STRETCH VIEW (from REAR SIDE)
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STRETCH VIEW (from REAR SIDE)
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BADGING (RELIANCE METRO)
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WHEEL ASSEMBLY "Dont come anymore near"
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"YOU WILL ONLY *HEAR* ME"
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HOOK ME UP (Below Pilot Cabin -towards fwd)
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"I'LL KEEP YOU ROLLING"
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Old 17th April 2010, 12:45   #2
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Great pictures, ariesonu! Thanks for sharing.

These are some pretty snazzy looking trains, any idea who they are built by? I think the monorails are going to be built by Scomi. Alstom, maybe?

Just few days back, I was watching how NY subway trains are manufactured by Alstom on Megafactories. Scale of operations are pretty big, and two coaches a day, max capacity.

Are all the coaches going to be imported? Or has anybody setup manufacturing facilities locally?

Also, does this mean that people will spit inside the train now?
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Great Pics! Is the metro construction so advanced in Mumbai that coaches are already being delivered? Also, are these imported or built in India - I remember BEML and Bombardier both have capabilities to build Metro coaches
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Sweet pics buddy and excellent scoop!

I have cross posted them at skyscrapercity with all credit to you of course! link

@Ported head: for all updates regarding the metro, please check up the link above! Afaik they are imported from china!
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Great pictures man! thanks a heap for sharing How did you catch hold of them??? Were you at the docks?
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@ariesonu - Great Scoop!

Would like to know more about these units. Waiting for interior pics too.
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Sweet pics buddy and excellent scoop!
@Ported head: for all updates regarding the metro, please check up the link above! Afaik they are imported from china!
Any idea as to which Chinese manufacturer? They look well made at first glance.
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great scoop, thanks for sharing!

Delhi metro coaches are manufactured by 2 companies: bombardier and a south korean company with mitsubishi electrical systems.
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Congrats on a great scoop. Dont these look a bit different from the capsule inaugurated by the CM on Republic Day I think at Wadala.
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Congrats on a great scoop. Dont these look a bit different from the capsule inaugurated by the CM on Republic Day I think at Wadala.
That was the monorail and not the metro, check out the picture.

Looks like the doors on the Mumbai metro open/close on the inside of the compartments unlike the Delhi metro.
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There were some test drives happening, which made to the media.
That was very recent. Did not realize its being made open to public pretty soon!
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Any idea as to which Chinese manufacturer? They look well made at first glance.
Please check this out:

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Nice Scoop and a Very good looking Train too. Any other details like the Electric Motor etc...?
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There were some test drives happening, which made to the media.
That was very recent. Did not realize its being made open to public pretty soon!
Its not open to the public yet. It was the test drives which were happening.
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Here is the news in Railway Gazette International. The company is CSR.


Railway Gazette: Mumbai's beautiful butterfly emerges
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