- Hardip Puri and Kailash Gahlot to stop driverless trains on Delhi Metro Pink Line
- Prime Minister Modi opened India’s first driverless train on the Delhi Metro Purple Line on December 28, 2020.
- The Prime Minister also launched the National General Mobility Card on the Airport Express line.
Trade Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot will inaugurate a “driverless train” on the Pink Line of the Delhi Metro in the capital today.
Union Housing and Cities Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot will disable driverless trains on Delhi’s 57-kilometer pink metro line (from Majlis Park to Shiv Vihar) via video conferencing.
“Unmanned trains on the Pink Line of Delhi Metro (from Majlis Park to Shiv Vihar) will open on November 25, 2021 (Thursday) at 11:30 via video conferencing,” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said in a statement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened India’s first driverless train on the Delhi Metro Purple Line on December 28, 2020 and launched the National General Mobility Card on the Airport Express Line.
“The opening of the first driverless subway train shows how fast India is moving towards intelligent systems. Today, the Delhi Metro is connected to the National General Mobility Card. Decades ago, when the impact of urbanization and the future of urbanization were evident, the country saw a different attitude, ”said Prime Minister Modi.
“By 2025, we plan to expand it to more than 25 cities. In 2014, only 248 km of metro lines operated in the country. Today it is about three times more than seven hundred kilometers. By 2025, we are trying to expand it to 1,700 kilometers, ”he added.
(With ANI inputs)