New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation took over the maintenance and operation services of Gurgaon’s Rapid Metro network developed by Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon Limited (RMGL) and Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon South Limited (RMGSL) from the night of October 22. Also Read - DMRC to Take Over Gurugram Rapid Metro Operations From Tonight
“With this takeover, the total Metro network has now become 389 KM with 285 stations, including the NOIDA-Greater NOIDA corridor,” tweeted DMRC on Tuesday. Notably, there are no changes in the operation of train services on the 11.6 km-long corridor. Also Read - 'DMRC Will Run Into Heavy Losses', Supreme Court on Delhi Govt's Free Metro Rides Proposal For Women
The Rapid Metro system covers various stations including Sector 55-56, Sector 54 Chowk, Sector 53-54, Sector 42-43, Phase -1, Sikanderpur, Phase-2, Phase-3, Moulsari Avenue, IndusInd Bank Cybercity and Vodafone Velvedere Towers, according to news agency PTI. Also Read - Delhi Metro Violet Line to Undergo Track Maintenance at Kashmere Gate Station For Week: DMRC
In an official statement, DMRC promised to deliver the best possible services to the commuters of the Rapid Metro link. “The DMRC management has already deployed adequate staff to maintain station operations, train operations, signalling and telecom, electrical, traction, safety and security etc. so that the passenger services may be maintained in a smooth and trouble-free manner,” said DMRC as quoted by news agency PTI.
Train services on the Rapid Metro corridor start at 6 am from Sector 55-56 station and Sikenderpur station with a frequency of four-and-a-half minutes during morning peak hours and five minutes and 15 seconds during evening peak hours.
The Rapid Metro corridor begins its train services at 6 AM from Sector 55-56 station and Sikenderpur station. Trains are available for every 4.30 minutes during the peak hours in the morning. Similary they are available at a frequency of 5.15 minutes in the evening peak hours. It must be noted that the final train service departs at 10 PM from Sector 55-56 station.