Driverless metro trains to start operations from October

Driverless metro trains to start operations from October

In just over three months, Delhiites will be able to travel in Delhi Metro’s first ‘driverless’ trains on the Magenta Line from Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden. The Magenta Line, which missed its June deadline and is going to miss its September deadline too, is going to be thrown partially open to the public in October this year, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said.

Trial runs on two sections of the corridor of phase III, between Kalkaji and Botanical Garden (13 km) and Janakpuri West to Terminal 1 – IGI Airport Metro station (10 km) are in progress, a DMRC spokesperson said. “Both sections will be offered for safety inspection to CMRS (Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety) after successful signalling trials. The sections will be opened for public after all the clearances,” the spokesperson said. Read More…

 

Credit By : The Times of India

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