Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched an indigenously-built metro coach to be employed by the coming Mumbai metro network. The coach, the primary within the list of five hundred to be delivered to the Mumbai railroad Rail Corporation, has been designed by India Earth Movers (BEML) at its Bengaluru facility in flat seventy-five days. in the midst of state chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, Modi launched the coach. It may be noted that the money-capital is catching up with the metropolis when decades in modern conveyance and is pumping in over Rs 1.2 lakh crore to create 14 railroad corridors stretching 337-km over the subsequent decade.
Metropolitan commissioner RA Rajeev was seen explaining however the new coach can change commuters to go with their bicycles to the destinations, as is seen within the cities of the developed world. throughout his visit, that comes prior to the assembly polls, the dates that are awaited anytime currently, Modi also will be laying the inspiration for 3 more railroad lines entailing a length of over forty-two kilometer and to be built at an investment of over Rs 19,000 crore.
These 3 new lines take the entire range of railroad lines to fourteen across the Mumbai metropolitan region. The new corridors ar the 9.2-km Gaimukh-Shivaji Chowk (Mira Road) metro-10; the 12.8-km Wadala-CST metro-11; and therefore the 20.7-km Kalyan-Taloja metro-12 corridor. Modi also will lay the foundation for the 32-story railroad Bhavan at the Aarey Colony, one in all the 2 large green belts of the megapolis, against mounting public criticism.