Delhi Metro trains to get less congested! DMRC adding 120 more coaches on Red, Yellow, Blue Line trains - Energy News India -

Delhi Metro trains to get less congested! DMRC adding 120 more coaches on Red, Yellow, Blue Line trains – Energy News India


By adding 120 additional coaches, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is undertaking the conversion of its remaining fleet of six-coach metro trains into eight-coach metro trains on the Yellow Line (Line 2 connecting Huda City Centre and Samaypur Badli), Red Line (Line 1 connecting Rithala and Shaheed Sthal New Bus Adda), and Blue Line (Line 3/4 connecting Dwarka Sector 21 and Noida Electronic City/Vaishali) of the Delhi Metro network. It is expected that the conversion of six-coach trains into eight-coach trains will be completed by this year-end after which all the metro trains running on these Delhi Metro Lines will be of eight coaches only.

By this month-end, the process of converting all 12 six-coach metro trains into eight-coach metro trains on Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line will be completed thereby taking the total number of eight-coach metro trains on this line to 64. Subsequently, the rest of the nine six-coach metro trains on Blue Line as well as 39 six-coach metro trains on Red Line will be converted into eight-coach trains by this year-end taking the total number of eight-coach metro trains on these two Lines to 74 and 39 respectively.

According to DMRC, 40 out of these 120 Delhi Metro coaches have been procured from Bombardier, while 80 coaches have been procured from Bharat Earth Movers Limited.



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