Kolkata: The East-West Metro, which is likely to run in Puja, will give its boarders an experience of the bullet train, as told by Bharat North Movers Limited.
Bharat North Movers Limited is building the coaches of the metro. According to their deal with Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation, this Bengaluru-based agency will supply 14 rakes out of 6 coaches of the metro. The coaches will be similar to a coach of the bullet train. But aluminium will be used instead of steel.
D.K. Hota, an official of Bharat North Movers Limited said that the National High
Speed Corporation are looking forward to companies like Hitachi, Kawaski and Mitsubishi for building up 240 coaches in between 2022-2013. 45% of country’s every
metro coach are prepared at Bharat North Movers Limited.
The supply of coaches have begun already out of which 3 coaches have reached the
city already. The fourth coach will come this month. The centre has decided to run
the metro from sector 5 to salt lake stadium by Januaru 2019.