Metro Neo costs 25 per cent of the conventional Metro and is cheaper than the Metrolite or a Light Rail Transit (LRT) Chhota Metro, which is 40 per cent of the normal Metro costsWhat is lighter than the Light Metro Rail or the Chhota Metro that is coming up at Thane?
A Metro Neo.
It is learnt that Thane planners are thinking of proposing a Metro Neo, which is a tram version, the lightest form of the Metro, for the twin townships of Kalwa and Mumbra, in Thane city limits.
Metro Neo is a no-frill Metro train project where trains run on rubber tyres with overhead wires to draw power and are smaller than conventional Metro trains.
They cost 25 per cent of the conventional Metro and are cheaper than the Metrolite or a Light Rail Transit (LRT) Chhota Metro, which is 40 per cent of the normal Metro costs.
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