Finally some good news coming up for Rajeev Chowk metro station

Keeping in mind the end goal to decongest the Rajiv Chowk station, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has chosen to run exhaust trains from Central Secretariat to Rajiv Chowk...  

With a regular footfall of 5 lakh travelers, the exchange station represents an extraordinary test on the tasks and support fronts.

"A unique prepare that begins at Central Secretariat and goes towards Rajiv Chowk is being kept running between 7 p.m. Furthermore, 8 p.m. on Line 2 that permits the travelers amassed at Rajiv Chowk to board an unfilled prepare. This activity was begun seven days prior and encourages us to clear the station," said DMRC Director Operations, Raj Kumar.

Travelers are not permitted to board the extraordinary prepare at Central Secretariat or Patel Chowk stations. "There is a substantial surge of travelers at Central Secretariat. We saw that when the trains achieve Rajiv Chowk they are generally full and the travelers holding up at the station think that it’s hard to board the prepare. For each fourth of fifth prepare trip one extraordinary prepare trip is run, contingent upon the group circumstance," said Mr. Kumar.


More Escalators to be installed

The DMRC has likewise added three more elevators to help clear blockage at the Rajiv Chowk station. "The quantity of lifts has been expanded to nine and this additionally helps clear the stages speedier," said Mr. Kumar.

In about multi-month, 6 mentor trains will be brought into the framework. "We will begin with the lines that are exceptionally congested, similar to Line 3 (Dwarka Sector 21 to Noida City Center), on which 59 trains are operational. Throughout the following couple of months we will present six mentors prepares on Line 3 and consequently on line 2," said the DMRC official.


Out of the 59 prepare operational on Line 3, 39 will be six mentor trains and 36 out of 45 on Line 2 will likewise be six mentor trains. Mr. Kumar said before the finish of 2011 every one of the trains will be changed over to six mentor ones. "We will anyway keep on using the four auto mentors on extends that are not very swarmed," he said.

On the issue of regular flagging and power related obstacles, Mr. Kumar said the metro is as of now running 2,700 treks for every day conveying 1.5 million travelers, who on a normal travel a separation of 17 km each. "On such an immense system obstacle will undoubtedly happen. We are anyway keeping up a recurrence of 2 minutes 40 seconds on Line 2."

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