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1st coaches for Kanpur Metro arrive in the city on Monday!

In a notable feat for the Kanpur Metro Project, the first 'made in India' coaches arrived in the city yesterday. Reportedly, three rakes were flagged off from the Savli Plant in Gujarat on September 18, which reached Kanpur on Monday. Post arrival, they were taken to the polytechnic depot via Bypass and G.T. Road. Now, the UPMRC officials will initiate measures for assembling the trains so that the trial runs can be started by November 15.

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Kanpur Traffic Police announces road diversions at Mall Road in line with metro development work

The Kanpur Traffic Police Department has announced its road diversion plan to ensure glitch-free commute in the city during the course of metro development work. Reportedly, the Kanpur Metro Rail Corporation has decided to set up a cross-arm intersection at the Motijheel Station of the Priority Corridor. This ongoing construction work will stretch till 6 AM on September 27 and all vehicles passing through this site will be redirected.

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First 'Make in India' train set for Kanpur & Agra metro flagged off from Gujarat today!

Aligning with the UPMRC's plan to begin Kanpur Metro trials in November this year, Alstom delivered the first prototype train for the ambitious project today. This train set was built at Alstom's rolling stock manufacturing facility in Gujarat's Savli, under the ambit of initiatives like 'Make in India' and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'. As per reports, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Managing Director of UPMRC and the Managing Director of Alstom were a part of the unveiling event.

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Traffic to be diverted at Bada Chauraha in Kanpur for construction of underground metro station

After the successful completion of a five-phased trial, a long-term traffic diversion plan for Kanpur's Bada Chauraha has also been rolled out now. As per reports, the new framework will be functional for a period of two years. This plan has been executed for the construction of an underground metro station at Bada Chauraha, under the second phase of the Kanpur Metro Project.

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Gujarat-made rakes of Kanpur Metro to reach the city around September 15

The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (UPMRC) has made arrangements to bring in the rakes of Kanpur Metro, from the Savli plant in Gujarat. As per reports, the metro coaches will be loaded on road trailers and flagged off for Kanpur on September 5. The journey is expected to last 10-12 days, slating the arrival of carriages in the city around September 15. The rakes will be assembled here into polytechnic coaches, fit for final use.

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