Chennai Metro Rail Test Drive is done Successfully
The Chennai Metro Rail has conducted trial run on a 5.7 kilometer stretch in Chennai to check testing of various factors on feb 14 ,2014.Chennai Metro Rail Project is expected to commence commercial operations on its first line by end of 2014, covering around 11 km between Koyambedu and St Thomas Mount.
A trial run on the 5.7 Km stretch of this 11 Km line successfully conducted on feb 14, said Chennai Metro Rail Ltd . They added that the trial run was just to check the overall working of the track and the line, since it is the first time the train is put on the track. While covering the distance at beginning , the drive was too slow for checking various constrains which took nearly 1 hr. And the return had a normal drive taking around 20mins to reach the designation. The test run at koyembedu has come out successfully.