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Posted: Jun 15 2017 (18:02)
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ML/Mumbai Local -Jun 15 2017 (12:58) New AC rakes to accommodate 10% more passengers; tenders likely in September: Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation
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The 47 rakes will be procured under the phase III of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP)
NEW AIR-CONDITIONED suburban train rakes, to be procured by 2020, will be able to intake 10 per cent more passengers in each coach in comparison to the existing rakes, officials from the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC) said. Technical design of the rake will be modified in such a way that it would increase the passenger capacity of coaches.
The 47 rakes will be procured under the phase III of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP)....
Suburban Rakes EMUs have wider coaches (16"wider) than conventional coaches, as the spacing between parallel lines is kept accordingly. ac EMU coaches too should be wider like non ac EMUs so that more paxs can be accommodated.
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