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Fastest means of communication had always been the desire of people that too for the people in the most congested places/cities.
The rapid transit system, namely the ‘Delhi Metro’ started serving the people in the year 2002 and at present, it is one of the fastest growing railway projects in the country. The phase III and the phase IV of the Delhi metro project are focused in increasing the routes, thereby connecting huge number of places in and around Delhi. The phase III is planning to increase the routes by 6, constituting to a total length of 69km and the phase IV is planning further extension to Gurgaon, greater Noida, Faridabad, Sonia Vihar, etc…
- Availability of frequent trains at an interval of 3 to 4.5 minutes.
- Numerous trains are operated daily, thereby accounting to 130 trains within the time schedule of 6.00 and 23.00.
- Trains are operated with 4 coaches, but plans are going on to increase it to 6 coaches to meet the capacity issues.
- Two phases of the project have been accomplished. The ‘Phase I’ network comprises of 59 number of stations, constituting to rail routes at a total length of 65 km and the ‘Phase II’ network comprises of rail routes at a length of 124.63 km with 83 numbers of railway stations.
- Automatic fare collection system is been implemented. Hence, people could get their metro cards from the system, by paying by their own. Preferences would be given, for example there would be choices to select the amount of money, which means you can decide on the cost for which you want the metro card, and it could either Rs. 10, or Rs. 50.
- In order to increase the ridership, feeder buses are also operating to the metro stations. This makes the transport easier and hassle free.
- The metro commutation is designed and developed in such a way to enhance the shifting of transport from one mode to another. Thus, as soon as getting out of the metro trains, one could easily find the other means of transports, such as, buses, auto rickshaws, cabs, etc…
- The coaches have fully air conditioned. This is really significant, because this facility would help the people to eradicate the uncontrollable heat of the Sun, as Delhi would be facing extreme hot weather.
- Facilities like, cushion seats and proper lighting features have made the passengers to enjoy their journey.
- Detailed maps are provided for each route. One can check the route directions and stoppings details in the maps provided in the website of the Delhi Metro Rails Corporation Ltd. We should provide the details for ‘starting stations’ and the ‘arriving stations’, then we would be immediately provided with the map, displaying the number of stopping in the route, details of the interchange stations, etc…
- The routes of the metro trains are marked with different colors and each colored line specifies different routes. The current routes in the metro train map are marked with 5 colors, namely: the ‘Red Line’ was the first route of the metro train accomplished into practice and it travels east to west, the ‘Yellow Line’ was the first underground line and it runs from north to south Delhi, the ‘Blue Line’ connects the areas outside the Delhi, the ‘Green Line’ is the standard gauge line of the Delhi metro, the ‘Violet Line’ is the most recent lines of the metro and is also the second standard gauge line of the Delhi metro.
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