Delhi Metro begins trial run on prolonged part of Airport Specific Line


The Delhi Metro has begun trial runs on the prolonged part of the Airport Specific Line. The trial runs have been began on the two-kilometre lengthy Dwarka Sector-21 to Dwarka Sector-25 (IICC) Metro part on the Airport Specific Line, the Delhi Metro Rail Company (DMRC) stated.

With the completion of this part, the New Delhi to Dwarka Sector-25 (IICC) Airport Specific Line hall will change into 24.70 kilometres lengthy.

Dwarka Sector 25 (IICC) is an underground station and an extension of the presently operational Airport Specific Line connecting the New Delhi Railway station with Dwarka Sector 21 by way of terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport.

Throughout the trial runs, the signalling techniques are examined. The completion of the trial runs can be adopted by the necessary inspections by numerous approving authorities together with the Commissioner of Metro Rail Security (CMRS). The part can be opened for passenger visitors after these necessary approvals.

The India Worldwide Conference Centre (IICC) is being developed as India’s largest exhibition and conference centre. This facility, at present below development, can be outfitted with state-of-the-art services reminiscent of conference centres, auditoriums, resorts, workplace areas and so on. The Metro station at IICC shall cater to this new centre.

The station is developing at a depth of about 17 metres from the floor. The station could have 5 entry/ exit factors which can be facilitated by 14 escalators, 5 lifts together with staircases for easy passenger motion. Like the opposite stations of the Airport Specific Line, the brand new station may also have full-height platform display doorways.

Other than catering to the upcoming conference centre within the neighborhood, this new station may also present Metro connectivity to the residents of sectors 25 and 26 of Dwarka, together with the brand new sectors alongside the Dwarka Expressway in neighbouring Gurugram. Residents of those areas will be capable to attain central Delhi in about half an hour.






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