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All routes are electrified at 25 k V 50 Hz AC power supply from overhead lines.
The Indian Railways plans to build a 700 MW gas-based plant in Thakurli to generate electricity to run the Mumbai trains.
The train is also equipped with a new electrical system and software, automatic doors with emergency opening features, and GPS-based destination display on LED indicators.
The old system of pulling a chain to halt the train was replaced by four intercoms per coach that enable commuters to communicate with the driver.
Five Siemens rakes which had to be delivered as part of the first phase were sent to the city in early January 2014.
New EMUs with Bombardier Electrical procured under the World Bank-funded Mumbai Urban Transport Project-2 built at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai started arriving into Mumbai by April 2014.
The trains are manufactured at the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.The 14-coach train took 1.25 h to complete the 34 km journey, with a halt at Sion to refill the train's water tanks.The next major train was run between Virar and Churchgate by the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway (now Western Railway), in April 1867.The Mumbai Suburban Railway is an offshoot of the first passenger railway to be built by the British East India Company, and is also the oldest railway system in Asia.The first train was run by the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (now Central Railway) between Bori Bunder (now Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus) and Thane, a distance of 34 km, on 16 April 1853 at .