Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurates Driverless Train Operations on Pink Line
Metro Rail is emerging as the green and sustainable preferred mode of urban commute in India.
New Delhi: The Driverless Train Operation is ready to go on the 59 kilometers long Pink Line (Majlis Park to Shiv Vihar) of Delhi Metro. The Hon’ble Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Sh. Hardeep Singh Puri today inaugurates the train along with Transport Minister of NCT of Delhi, Sh. Kailash Gahlot via video conferencing in the presence of Secretary, MOHUA, Sh. Durga Shanker Mishra, Managing Director, DMRC, Dr. Mangu Singh, and other senior officials of Delhi Metro.
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri mentioned, "In a proud moment for people of Delhi and India’s technological prowess in urban connectivity, I was very happy to inaugurate unattended train operations on Pink Line of the Delhi metro with Delhi Minister Sh Advocate Kailash Gahlot Ji and senior officials of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation."
This is the Delhi Metro’s fully automated network which grows to about 97 kilometers, which is the 4th largest in the world and the only DTO network in India. Back in 2020, the DTO facility was first launched on the Magenta Line.
Metro Rail is emerging as the green and sustainable preferred mode of urban commute in India. Today we have 733 km operational in 18 cities, 1046 km are under construction in 16 cities and 6 proposals are under evaluation, Shri Puri said.