• search

Trail run begins on Delhi Metro's Barakhamba-IP Ext stretch

Written by: Staff
Subscribe to Oneindia News

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Trial run of trains on the Barakhamba Road to Indraprastha Extension stretch of Delhi Metro's line 3 began today.

Trail run took place between 0100 hrs to 0300 hrs this morning, Delhi Metro Rail sources said.

The train was made to move at 25 kmph on one of the tracks on manual control. It would run on the other track tonight. Thereafter that it run on its normal speed on automatic train control before the safety commissioner cleared the segment for regular passenger traffic.

The 2.8 km section, with three stations Mandi House, Pragati Maidan and Indraprastha Ext., formed part of the existing Barakhamba to Dwarka line.

The train would emerge from underground at Mandi House and run elevated from there on.

The section was slated to be inaugurated on November 10, before the India International Trade Fair began on November 14 at Pragati Maidan.

UNI IP SK DB2051

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more