Delhi Metro Pink Line: Test runs begin on segment interfacing Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar


This 9.7-km stretch of the Pink Line comprises of five stations including the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station


In the wake of associating Delhi’s malls, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Wednesday began trials on Pink Line’s 9.7-km extend between Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar Pocket – 1, DMRC authorities said.

This area is a piece of the 59-km long Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar passageway, otherwise called the Pink Line.

The trials were hailed off by Mangu Singh, Managing Director, DMRC within the sight of other senior authorities.

This stretch, which will be a continuation of the directly operational Majlis Park – Lajpat Nagar segment, will be an aid for suburbanites from Ashram, Mayur Vihar and so forth.

The Hazrat Nizamuddin Metro station will benefit the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station and also the Inter-State Bus Terminal at Sarai Kale Khan.

Delhi Metro Pink Line: Test runs begin on segment interfacing Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar
Delhi Metro Pink Line: Test runs begin on segment interfacing Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar

Amid the trials, the interface of the Metro prepare will be checked to guarantee that there is no physical encroachment with common framework amid the development of the prepare on the track. The testing of different sub-frameworks of mentors will likewise be done, the authorities said.

Delhi Metro Pink Line: Test runs begin on segment interfacing Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar
Delhi Metro Pink Line: Test runs begin on segment interfacing Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar

The new flagging innovation known as Communication Based Train Control (CBTC), which is being utilized on the Pink and Magenta Lines, will likewise experience thorough testing in stages.

The reaction of the prepare at various velocities, braking of the prepare and the interconnection with the Operations Control Center will likewise be observed amid the preliminaries. The conduct of the track framework and the Over Head Electrification will likewise be checked, the authorities said.

This area between Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 comprises of five stations i.e. Vinoba Puri, Ashram, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Mayur Vihar-I and Mayur Vihar Pocket-1. Out of these five stations, Mayur Vihar-I and Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 are hoisted stations and the other three stations are underground. This segment has one exchange at Mayur Vihar – I.

The line is relied upon to operational by October.

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