INDIA: CRRC has been selected to supply rolling stock for the Nagpur metro. The Chinese supplier is to supply 23 three-car trainsets for Rs8·51bn, with formal contract signature expected shortly.
Two lines are being built in Nagpur under a public-private partnership; work is being led by project promoter Nagpur Metro Rail Corp. A 19·7 km north-south line will connect Automotive Square with Mihan City, with 15 elevated and two underground stations. Interchange will be provided at Jhansi Rani Square with an 18·6 km east-west route from Prajapati Nagar to Bansi Nagar with 19 stations. Work on both lines is due to be completed by March 2018.