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Oscillation trials of Navi Mumbai Metro Line 1 to commence on August 28

The trials will check the stability, safety and quality of metro cars in different conditions ahead of final runs.

The Indian Railway's Research Design and Standard Organisation (RDSO) has released the date to start oscillation trials of the Navi Mumbai Metro Line 1 on August 28. As per reports, the metro will shuttle on a 5.14-km stretch between Pendhar Station to Central Park Station. The drills will check the quality, stability of the metro cars to ensure safe operations during the commercial runs, which are set to initiate towards the end of this year, in December 2021.

Navi Mumbai metro to soon be a reality

Following the metro implementation timeline of the CIDO, the RDSO has decided to start oscillation runs of Metro Line 1 in Navi Mumbai. During these trials, the metro cars will be tested for their braking system, the worthiness of tracks and cars at different times. The Managing Director and Vice Chairmanship, CIDCO Ltd., Sanjay Mukherjee has called the trials, an important stage before the commissioning of the metro rakes for passengers. He also informed that the commercial runs will be launched in two phases, once the trials are completed.

CIDCO shoulders the responsibility to develop 4 elevated metro channels under the Navi Mumbai Metro project to bolster the pillars of public travel to create an efficient and interconnected mesh of several nodes. It may be noted that the trial runs over an 11.1km stretch of Line 1 were successfully checked in May this year. The route maps through 11 stations and a depot at Taloja.

Meanwhile, in July 2021, the CIDCO labeled Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd, or Maha-Metro as the operating and maintaining services on Line 1 of the Navi Mumbai Metro project. The contracted lease will extend for 10 years, read a press statement. Reportedly, the Maha-Metro is already managing balance work on this line.

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