The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will bring in eight coaches train on its oldest corridors – Red line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal New Bus Adda), Blue line (Dwarka-Noida City Centre) and Yellow line (Samaypur Badli-Huda City Centre) by March 2020.
This means that by March 2020 all the existing six-coaches will be replaced with eight coaches to accommodate more passengers. As many as 120 coaches have been procured by the DMRC for the purpose which will be added in phases, The Times of India reported.
“All these broad gauge six-coach trains are likely to be converted into eight-coach trains by March 2021 in a phased manner, requiring 120 coaches for which tenders were awarded recently. Of the 120 coaches, 80 are compatible with Rotem trains and 40 with the Bombardier design,” a DMRC official said.
The Yellow and Blue lines are the busiest corridors of the Delhi Metro and most trains plying out these lines are of eight coaches. Read More
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