Date of Post: 02 July, 2018
New Delhi: The Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus-Lajpat Nagar stretch of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line is expected to begin operations in July. An official said,“The trial runs between the 8.1 km section between Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus and Lajpat Nagar are going on and the section is likely to be opened in July.”
- “The necessary documentation for sending the application for the inspection by the CMRS (Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety) is being done now and some other mandatory approvals are being taken. After the completion of all these formalities, the application for inspection by CMRS will be sent,” the official said.
- The official said,“Trial runs is in progress between Shiv Vihar & I.P Extension and will be extended up to Trilokpuri very shortly. This section is likely to be completed by August 2018.”
- In March this year, the DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) had started passenger operations on 20.6 km the South Campus and Majlis Park stretch of pink line.
- The Pink Line is a part of the Phase-3 project of Delhi Metro network.
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