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KOLKATA
TWO DALIAN RAKES IN KOLKATA METRO’S STABLE

AMAR METRO

 

KOLKATA

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

TWO DALIAN RAKES IN KOLKATA METRO’S STABLE

Kolkata, Date:-05.06.2024

Two new rakes (MR-513 and MR-514), popularly known as Dalian Rake, have reached Noapara Carshed of Kolkata Metro recently . These rakes are packed with special features to increase comfort of passengers and ensure enhanced riding experience in Kolkata Metro network. These rakes have doors which are 100 mm wider in comparison to the existing AC rakes. Moreover, greater seating capacity, better air conditioning system, noise reduction feature and eye-soothing illumination are some of the additions for the comfort of passengers.

The salient features of the new MR-513 and MR-514 rakes are as follows:-

 

Passenger amenities features:

 

Wider doors in these rakes will facilitate easy Entry and Exit of passengers specially during the peak hours. Enhanced features of these rakes will also provide jerk-free ride. CCTV coverage inside the coach, modular and wider vestibules, enhanced seating capacity including provision of more seats for senior citizens and specially abled are some of the unique features of these rakes. Apart from it, features like aesthetically designed interior, improved air diffuser, high capacity ACs, small and sleek alarm device with outside indication lamp, brighter multicolour multilingual display board, uniform illumination, wheel chair parking facility and door side hand rails have made these rakes unique in Kolkata Metro.

Some of the other features of these new rakes are :-

 

Technical features :

 

Technical features of these rakes include through rain water channels, paint-free stainless steel car body, improved door channel with side stopper and improved energy consumption which will be more environment friendly.

Safety features :

 

These rakes also have some enhanced safety features like disc brake system, controlled discharge fire extinguishers with strap, wider evacuation door and evacuation ramp with anti-skid rubber flooring. Such features will definitely increase and ensure commuters safety which Metro authorities always look for.

Tomorrow, i.e. o­n 06.06.2024, Electrical Inspector of Government of India (EIG) will conduct his mandatory inspection of o­ne of the new rakes (MR-513) to check its electrical safety. EIG inspection of the other rake will also be conducted soon. After this, other inspections will also be conducted. After completion of all such inspections, these rakes will be included in Metro fleet which in turn will further improve Metro services in Kolkata.

Kausik Mitra

Chief Public Relations Officer








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