MUMBAI, Oct. 30 -- With two Mumbai Metro lines slated to be operational in 2020, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has joined hands with the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) Corporation to train 50 employees in operations and maintenance.

Metro-2A (Dahisar-DN Nagar) and Metro-7 (Dahisar E-Andheri E) are expected to be operational by the end of 2020. SMRT is a multi-modal transport operator in Singapore. In November 2018, the MMRDA officials had visited Singapore and Hong Kong to study the operations.

RA Rajeev, metropolitan commissioner, MMRDA, said the memorandum of understanding between MMRDA and SMRT was signed last week. "We will send 50 employees in batches to Singapore. These will be master trainers who...