Date Of Post: 21 Feb, 2018
New Delhi: The CMRS (Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety) will inspect the 20 km long Majlis Park-Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus section of the Pink Line of the Delhi Metro for 3 days, starting February 26. The testing on this stretch of the Pink Line of the Delhi Metro was successfully completed recently.
- The 59km-long Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar corridor (Line 7) of the Delhi metro network, also known as the Pink Line, is part of the Phase-3 project, and trial runs on its other stretches have also been conducted, starting last year.
- A senior official of the DMRC said,”The Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) will inspect the Majlis Park-Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus section from February 26-28.”
- The corridor, including this stretch, will open in parts, by June 2018.
- Recently, a senior official had said, most of the mandatory clearances required for inviting the CMRS to inspect the section, including fire safety clearance, license for working lifts, preliminary independent safety assessment reports for signalling & platform screen doors (PSDs), clearances from the department of telecommunications, have been received by the DMRC.
About The corridor-
- The Majlis Park-Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus section has 12 stations including, 3 interchange stations-
- Netaji Subhash Place
- Rajouri Garden.
- The DMRC said,”The metro train on this stretch will also cross Dhaula Kuan at a height of 23.6 m (as high as a seven-storey building) to reach South Campus from Majlis Park.”
- On February 7, trial runs had begun on the over 10-km-long elevated stretch (IP Extension-Maujpur) of the Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar corridor, on which the new signalling technology, CBTC (Communication Based Train Control), will be “rigorously tested”.
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