Delhi Metro: Driverless metro train operation on Pink Line flagged off

In another milestone for DMRC, driverless train operation on the 59-km Pink Line of Delhi Metro was flagged off on Thursday. With this, the total expansion of DMRC’s network which is under driverless operation is now close to 97 km, placing Delhi Metro at the fourth position globally in such network, officials said.

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot jointly flagged off driverless train operation through video conference.

India’s first driverless train operation on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line was inaugurated on 28 December last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said that his government, unlike its predecessors, had taken the growing urbanization as an opportunity. And said that there will be metro train services. Will be expanded to 25 cities from the current 18 by 2025.

Puri said, “In less than a year, we are starting the second driverless train operation on the DMRC network. I have seen many metro systems in major cities globally and I can say that Delhi Metro is comparable to the world. best of all.” chance.

“I am told that the Metro in Kuala Lumpur ranks third globally in terms of driverless train operation network at a little over 97 km. DMRC with Magenta Line and Pink Line, 97 under driverless operation for Delhi Metro km. is fourth globally, slightly behind the capital of Malaysia.”

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