After Chennai Metro, upcoming Mumbai Metro corridors will also have separate first class compartments where commuters will be able to book seats in advance. Apart from this, Metro coaches and stations will also have Wi-Fi connectivity along with USB charging points inside the trains.
This means, out of the total six coaches in a Metro train, one coach will be reserved as first class compartment and the others will be considered as second class compartments. Even Delhi and Bangalore have Metro corridors, but do not have first class compartments; only Chennai Metro has tried and tested this concept.
Pravin Darade, Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) told DNA, “All coaches of Mumbai Metro are going to have Wi-Fi and USB charging ports, few (first class coaches) will also have push-back seats.” Read More