The Delhi High Court today asked Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to draw inspiration from London Tube to make its stations disabled friendly and “step free”.
A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar drew DMRC’s attention to how the London transport department has made access to and from its Tube stations “step free” and asked the Metro to try and replicate it here.
The court also noted that the transport department in London has ensured that there is step-free access to buses and cabs, while in 21st century Delhi, the government has not been able to provide 10,000 low-floor buses in the past 20 years. Read More
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