MAIDEN TRIAL RUN CONDUCTED on
JOKA – TARATALA STRETCH SUCCESSFULLY
Kolkata, Date: 15.09.2022
The maiden trial run on Joka – Taratala stretch of Joka – Esplanade Metro project has been conducted smoothly today ,i.e. on 15.09.2022. The non-ac trial rake ( Rake number- 8N 14/12) started from the terminal Joka station at 15.35 hrs and after covering 9 kms reached Taratala station at 15.55 hrs. The trial rake was taken out from the Joka Depot, which has been built for rake stabling and maintenance work, at 15.16 hrs. In the return journey this rake left Taratala station at 16.05 hrs and reached Joka station at 16.29 hrs . During this trial run, the rake travelled with a maximum speed of 25 km/hr.
Shri Shailesh Shrivastava , ED/Electrical / Rail Vikas Nigam Limited(RVNL), Shri Harsimran Singh, Chief Project Manager /RVNL, Shri Suvasish Bhattacharya , Dy.COM/O&M and other senior officials of Metro Railway were present during this trial run.
Shri Arun Arora, General Manager , Metro Railway has congratulated all the officers and staff of Team Metro and Team RVNL for this successful completion of maiden trial run.