Date of Post: 31 Aug, 2018
Hyderabad: The Ameerpet-LB Nagar stretch of Hyderabad Metro will be launched on around September 15. Once the signalling Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) certificate issued by L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) gets approval from CMRS (Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety), the metro operations will be commenced.
- The CBTC (Communication Based Train Control) signalling system adopted for Hyderabad Metro Rail is a cutting-edge railway signalling system which requires extensive testing in the laboratory and at the site before being certified fit for passenger operations, HMRL MD NVS Reddy said.
- The test is being done by safety directorate of M/s Thales, the signalling supplier for Hyderabad Metro along with M/s Halcrow, UK, Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) in different scenarios.
- After analysing the safety measures, a certificate will be issued assuring the passengers’ safety for the new stretch from Ameerpet to LB Nagar.
- It also analysing the safety measures of another 29 km long stretch from LB Nagar to Miyapur, which will be unveiled soon.
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