MUMBAI MONORAIL BY MMRDA
Signalling, communications and rolling stock
The monorail system features computer based centralised train operation and management systems, computer based interlocking systems and line side LED signals for signalling and communication.
Initial rolling stock comprises 15 trains each measuring 94m-long, 18m-wide and 12m-high. The trains are powered by a 750V DC line and run at a top speed of 80km/h (50mph) and an average speed of 31km/h (19.2mph) on an elevated corridor.
Each train features 16 automatic gates and four to six cars with a capacity to accommodate 568 (80 sitting and 488 standing) passengers at a time.
Train cars are painted green, pink or sky blue. Each train has three stabling and guiding horizontal wheels on both sides. The braking system includes electro-dynamic regenerative pneumatic and spring-engaged disc brakes.
Monorails are equipped with a centralised clock system, CCTV for surveillance purposes and a driver cabin at both ends.