The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) has awarded French multinational Alstom a contract worth around €315 million to supply 248 wagons for Line 3. The Mumbai Metro Line 3 connects the busiest and congested regions in the Mumbai with a 33.5km long underground stretch. This will connect Cuffe Parade business district in the extreme south of the Mumbai city to SEEPZ in the north-central with 26 underground and one street-level station. The Line 3 will not only be the first underground metro line in Mumbai but will be one of the biggest underground continuous stretches in India as well. This contract envisages that the design, delivery, and commissioning of 31 lightweight, fully-furnished modern passenger train sets of eight cars each. Alstom will be responsible for the training of operating and maintenance staff for Mumbai Metro Line 3 system as well. It is also the first time that the metro cars will have 75% motorization, as stipulated in the Ministry of Urban Development's guidelines, enabling quick acceleration and deceleration thereby bringing about greater efficiency in operations. The trains will also be equipped with the regenerative braking system. In Mumbai, it will be also the first Unattended Train OperationProject.