The Maha Metro MD,Dr.Brijesh recently said that the cities which experiencing high traffic, the Metro Neo serves to be a perfect mobility solution.Dr Dixit was attending a round table conference in Lucknow,Uttar Pradesh which was organized on the second day of the 12th Urban Mobility India (UMI) conference on `Mass Transport for All’.
He further said that such a project is ideal for cities with `Peak Hour Peak Direction Traffic’ (PHPDT) between 5,000 and 15,000. The project is being executed for the first time in the country in Nasik. As per information, the cost of Metro Neo project is much less as compared to the conventional Metro Rail projects.
The union government has formed a committee which was assigned the responsibilities of providing mass transport facility for cities with population of 20-30 lakh. The committee is chaired by Maha Metro MD Dr Brijesh Dixit. The state government has cleared Metro Neo project for Nasik and Maha Metro has been entrusted with the responsibility of executing this project.