Delhi Metro DMRC Gets Its First Driver-Less Train from Korea : The Delhi Metro is going to have its first train which is capable of running without a driver. This train is equipped with several advance and useful features, from a Korea-based manufacturer. The announcement was made following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Delhi Metro and the Rail Tel Corporation of India. Full details of driver less metro has given below.
Delhi Metro Gets Its First Driver-Less Train
The Driver-Less train is being manufactured at Changwan in South Korea, the new-age train that arrived at the Mukundpur depot here will eventually run unattended, guided by Delhi Metro’s operations control centres, a statement said.
The driver less six coach train will be brought to India by sea, first it will arrived at Gujarat Mundra Port and then it will be brought by road to Delhi. A total of 80 trains were to be brought by the delhi metro railways. Among them total of 20 train will be manufactured in Changwan by the end of this year while the remaining 61 are being manufactured at the Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) plant in Bengaluru.
These trains will run on the upcoming Majlish Park-Shiv Vihar (Line 7 – 58.596 km) and Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden (Line 8 – 38.235 km) corridors of Phase 3,” the Delhi Metro said. Both these corridors are expected to be operational by the end of 2016.
Each train will be able to accommodate 2,280 passengers – 240 more than the regular six-coach Metro train as driverless trains do not require a cabin for the operator. To enhance security, CCTV cameras will be installed inside and outside the trains and the images will be directly accessed by the control centre.
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