1. Delhi Metro Pink line: Here is how travellers will benefit from the longest DMRC corridor

Delhi Metro Pink line: Here is how travellers will benefit from the longest DMRC corridor

The line is Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)'s longest Metro corridor of 58.59 km-long line. The train when operational will connect Majlis Park to north east Delhi's Shiv Vihar.

By: | Updated: September 25, 2017 12:04 PM
Delhi Metro’s upcoming Pink Line started full signaling trials of the new ‘driverless trains’ along a 20-km-long stretch on Saturday. (DMRC Photo)

Delhi Metro’s upcoming Pink Line started full signaling trials of the new ‘driverless trains’ along a 20-km-long stretch on Saturday. The line is Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)’s longest Metro corridor of 58.59 km-long line. The train when operational will connect Majlis Park to north east Delhi’s Shiv Vihar, as per a report by PTI. Considering that it is the longest corridor, it will affect positively a huge part of Delhi’s travelling public. Here are top things to know about the Pink Line and what travellers can look forward to:

• The Pink Line is the DMRC’s longest Metro corridor — 58.59 km — and boasts 38 stations.
• The upcoming line is set to connect Majlis Park and Shiv Vihar in northeast Delhi.
• The trains will run on Unattended Train Operations mode, commonly called “driverless trains”.
• By December 2017, a section of the Line from Majlis Park to South Campus, is expected to be operational, reported the Indian Express.

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• The portions from South Campus to Mayur Vihar I, and Trilokpuri to Shiv Vihar will open by March 2018.
• Delhi University’s North and South campuses will come closer. Metres away from Sri Venkateswara College is the under-construction Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus Metro station.
• Just like the Magenta Line, all stations of the Pink Line will have platform screen doors.
• The new trains will also follow the Communication Based Train Control signalling system, as per the report by the Indian Express, this will enable the movement of trains with a frequency of about 90 to 100 seconds.
• Trial runs on this line began on a 6.5-km-long stretch between Mayapuri and Shakurpur stations in June.
• The corridor has come up along the arterial ring road that encircles the city and will be launched in stages between December 2017 and March 2018, reported PTI.

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    Sep 25, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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