Underground rapid transit in India: Bangalore Metro, Chennai Metro, Delhi Metro, Kolkata Metro, List of Delhi metro stations, Blue Line

 
9781233170708: Underground rapid transit in India: Bangalore Metro, Chennai Metro, Delhi Metro, Kolkata Metro, List of Delhi metro stations, Blue Line
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Bangalore Metro, Chennai Metro, Delhi Metro, Kolkata Metro, List of Delhi metro stations, Blue Line, Namma Metro, Delhi Airport Metro Express, Mumbai Metro, Violet Line, Yellow Line, Metro Tunneling Group, Green Line, Red Line, List of Kolkata metro stations, Kavi Subhash Metro Station, Netaji Bhavan Metro Station. Excerpt: The Delhi Metro (Hindi: Dillī Meṭro) is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region of India. The network consists of six lines with a total length of 189.63 kilometres (117.83 mi) with 142 stations of which 35 are underground. It has a combination of elevated, at-grade and underground lines and uses both broad gauge and standard gauge rolling stock. Its overhead rapid transit and the are 3 trains: Mitsubishi-ROTEM Broad gauge,Bombardier MOVIA,Mitsubishi-ROTEM Standard gauge. Delhi Metro is being built and operated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC). As of November 2010, DMRC operates around 2,700 trips daily between 6:00 and 23:00 running with an interval of 2.5 minutes between trains at peak frequency. The trains are mainly of four coaches, but due to increase in passengers numbers, six-coach trains are also added on red line (Dilshad Garden to Rithala), Yellow Line (Jahangirpuri to HUDA city centre), Blue Line (Dwarka sec -21 to Vaishali/NOIDA city centre) on the network . The power output is supplied by 25-kilovolt, 50 Hertz alternating current through overhead catenary. The metro has an average daily ridership of 1.7 million commuters, and, as of July 2011, had carried over 1.25 billion commuters since its inception. Planning for the metro started in 1984, when the Delhi Development Authority and the Urban Arts Commission came up with a proposal for developing a multi-modal transport system for the city. The Government of ...

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