Siemens will supply five three-car aluminium-bodied metro trains for the 750V dc line which will be standard gauge and will run on elevated track at average speeds of 30km/h. The line will serve six stations with trains running at 90-second headways during peak hours serving an estimated 30,000 passengers per day.
Handover from Siemens to RMGL on the Rs 9 billion ($US 204.4 million) project is scheduled for the end of 2012.