New Train-Sets for Gurgaon Metro’s PH-2 to Arrive by Month-End

A recent news article in The Hindu covering the progress of Gurgaon Metro’s Phase 2 (See: Project Details) has reaffirmed that construction on the 6.5 km southern extension of the line will be over by March 2016. After conducting trial runs over a period of 3 months, the extension will then open to commuters in June.

Gurgaon Metro’s CEO, Rajiv Banga, also had to add that additional train-sets were on their way from China and will start arriving in Gurgaon by the end of this month.


Gurgaon’s Metro at a Chinese port – photo: Rapid Metro, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

The Railway Gazette points out that RMRG had placed on order for 7 train-sets with the trains manufacturer, CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works. When the southern extension is completed, this will bring the Gurgaon Metro to 11.6 km with 12 stations, operated by a fleet of 12 train-sets.


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