Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) will flag off the country’s first driverless metro train in the national capital on 28th. Already, there were speculations that PM Modi could launch the first driverless metro by the end of this month, but it was officially announced today.
PM Modi will launch after Christmas
PM Modi will leave the country’s first fully automated driverless train service on the 37-day-long Magenta Line connecting Janakpuri West to the Botanical Gardens on Noida on the third day of Christmas, on 28 December. In addition, he will also launch a fully operational National Common Mobility Card for travel on the Airport Express Line.
The invitation was sent around 25 December
Earlier it was reported that a proposal was sent to the Prime Minister’s Office to flag off the driverless train in this regard around December 25. “The source said,” Our country’s first driverless metro train is ready to depart is. We have made full preparations on our behalf. “
Delhi Metro trains will soon be seen running without drivers, approval approved
Rules will be changed
According to the sources, in fact, till now there are no system of unmanned train operations under the General Rules which are applicable for Metro Railways. For this reason, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs was required to make changes in Metro Railway General Rules for driverless train operations. These rules have been changed and now new Metro Railway General Rules 2020 have been made. These new rules provide for driverless train operations.
History of delhi metro
Delhi Metro commenced its commercial operations on 25 December 2002, a day before the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurated the 8.2-km long section of DMRC from Shahdara to Tis Hazari, which had only six stations. DMRC now has 10 lines with 242 stations and an average of over 26 lakh passengers travel in the Delhi Metro every day.