Hyderabad Metro Update: CEIG Inspects JBS-Parade Grounds to MGBS Overhead Electric Traction System (OETS)

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L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited (L&TMRHL), on 22 Nov 2019, announced that Chief Electrical Inspector (CEIG) to Government of India, for Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, Mr. DVS Raju conducted the statutory inspection of Overhead Electric Traction System (OETS) between JBS-Parade Grounds to MGBS in Corridor-2.

Mr. DVS Raju, CEIG and Mr. KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, L&TMRHL inspecting the OETS from the Centenary Maintenance Vehicle (CMV)

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  • During the inspection, Mr. DVS Raju, CEIG and Mr. KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, L&TMRHL inspected the OETS from the Centenary Maintenance Vehicle (CMV).
  • The OETS of this 10 Km corridor is fed from the 132kV/33kV/25kV Receiving Substation (RSS) of the Hyderabad Metro Rail at MGBS.
  • Incoming supply to this RSS is drawn from 220kV/132kV main substation of TS TRANSCO located at Imliban.

Mr. DVS Raju, CEIG along with other officials inspecting the tracks

  • 33 kV/415V Auxiliary power supply substations in Metro stations of this section have already been commissioned.
  • The CEIG along with other officials also inspected the tracks.
  • After the inspection Mr. DVS Raju said,”Energisation of the OETS in this section will facilitate movement of trains for trial runs from JBS – Parade Grounds to MGBS. L&T Metro Rail is moving ahead to complete all statutory requirements in this Corridor at the earliest to make the system ready for commissioning.”

Mr. DVS Raju, CEIG and Mr. KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, L&TMRHL along with other officials inspecting OETS

  • Mr. KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, L&TMRHL stated,”This is one more step closer to start commercial operations of Corridor II from JBS – Parade Grounds to MGBS.”
  • He said,”We are thankful to Mr. DVS Raju for inspecting CorridorII. This will also enable us to test other systems of the metro rail and thereby start trial run as per our commitment to complete all statutory requirements.”

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