CWG Observer Committee praises Delhi's transport system

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New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Boosting India's image in the global arena, the Commonwealth Games Observer Committee has lauded New Delhi's transport system.

A team of committee experts visited the newly constructed grand bus depot near the Games Village, to inspect the working of the transportation system.

Members toured the depot and were briefed on various aspects of the functioning of the meticulous designed transport system by Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) officials.

Commending the DTC's excellent measures to smoothen road travel without compromising security, Committee members have said they were impressed with the arrangements.

"It is a very impressive compound. A huge number of buses...we have never seen these many buses before. Our experience of this service is absolutely excellent. This will be a fantastic legacy for the people of Delhi," said one member of the Observer Committee.

"It is looking fantastic. It seems to run very well and everyone seems very happy with the bus services and the bus systems. It is a state-of-the-art system, which is absolutely excellent," added another member.

The objective of the visit was to formulate ways to improve the next Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in Glasgow in 2014.

On Sunday, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prince Charles jointly inaugurated the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here.

Over 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 teams representing 54 Commonwealth member states are participating in the Games being held from October 3 to 14 in Delhi. (ANI)

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