CSR Zhuzhou to supply Gurgaon trains
INDIA: On June 21 Siemens signed a contract for CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive to supply five three-car trains for the 6·1 km six-station elevated metro line being built in Delhi by the Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon joint venture on a PPP basis. The vehicles will be delivered between November 2011 and March 2012.
The aluminium-bodied trains will be fitted with air-conditioning to cope with temperatures reaching 50°C and will take power at 750 V DC from a third rail. The trains will have a capacity of 1 010 passengers and a maximum speed of