Date of Post: 15 Nov, 2017
New Delhi: The 12.64 kilometre long Kalkaji Mandir – Botanical Garden section of Magenta Line is being inspected for safety by the commissioner for metro rail safety (CMRS), which is expected to be over by November 15. A DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) official said,”After the green signal from CMRS, the date for opening the section for public will be decided.”
- This section will be Delhi Metro’s first corridor to be operated using the CBTC (communication based train control) signalling technology which will facilitate movement of trains with a frequency of 90-100 seconds.
- While the trains can be operated on automated mode without a driver, for the time being, drivers will be present in the trains.
About The Section-
- The Botanical Garden-Kalkaji Mandir section has 9 stations.
- While Kalkaji Mandir station is underground, all other stations are elevated.
- The section will also cater to two major educational institutions – Jamia Milia Islamia University and Amity University, NOIDA and a major super speciality hospital – Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.
The Nine Stations On The Section Are-
- Kalkaji Mandir
- Okhla NSIC
- Sukhdev Vihar
- Jamia Millia Islamia
- Jasola Vihar
- Shaheen Bagh
- Kalindi Kunj
- Okhla Bird Sanctuary
- Botanical Garden