Delhi Metro’s oldest corridors to get 8-coach trains, all 6-coach sets to be converted; details


Delhi Metro’s oldest corridors to get 8-coach trains, all 6-coach sets to be converted; details

Great news for Delhi Metro commuters! Soon, several new Delhi Metro coaches will be added across the network, easing traffic and adding to the comfort of passengers. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is soon going to convert all six-coach trains on its oldest corridors, namely, Delhi Metro Red Line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal-New Bus Adda), Delhi Metro Blue Line (Dwarka Sector 21-Noida City Centre/Vaishali) and Delhi Metro Yellow Line (Samaypur Badli-Huda City Centre) into eight-coach trains. A DMRC spokesperson told Financial Express Online that all metro trains on the three older corridors will be converted into eight coach sets by the year 2021 in order to accommodate more number of passengers.

DMRC is in the process of procuring as many as 120 coaches for this purpose, which will be added to the corridors in phases. The Delhi Metro Blue Line and Delhi Metro Yellow Line are the busiest corridors of the Delhi Metro and mostly have eight-coach trains. Read More

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