Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first driverless train on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line today pic.twitter.com/LzL3keIgMV— ANI (@ANI) December 28, 2020
First driverless metro launched in New Delhi
India’s metropolitan mass metro train will stamp an achievement on December 28 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is booked to hail off the nation’s first ‘driverless’ metro in Delhi.
The main ‘driverless’ train will turn out on the 38-km Line 8 or Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro, which has a 390-km-long organization spread across the public capital and connecting urban communities, for example, Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Bahadurgarh.
Delhi Metro, presently the nation’s biggest metropolitan train/ metro so to speak, had started procedure on December 24, 2002 on a 8.4-km stretch among Shahdara and Tis Hazari stations. From that point forward, its organization has been developing, with another 61-km set to be added under the Phase IV extension project.
Since 2002, Delhi Metro has additionally taken a few mechanical jumps as far as working trains, and the progress to ‘driverless’ mode is the most recent in the arrangement of changes throughout the most recent 18 years. The Center has additionally advised changes in the Metro Railways General Rules, 2020 as the past standards didn’t permit driverless administrations.
Will all Delhi Metro trains work without drivers from December 28?
No, the driverless train activity (DTO) or unattended train activity (UTO) modes can be executed distinctly on Line 7 and Line 8 of the DMRC network which came up under the Phase III extension. These passageways are furnished with a high level flagging innovation which makes the change conceivable. Until further notice, DMRC is revealing the UTO mode on Line 8 in particular.
What amount control do drivers have over train activities now?
Indeed, even now, trains are generally distantly controlled from the order rooms of the DMRC known as Operations Control Center (OCC), from where groups of architects track and screen progressively train development across the DMRC organization. The OCCs are likened to aviation authority towers furnished with huge showcase dividers and correspondence innovation. DMRC has three OCCs, including two inside the metro central command and one at Shastri Park. Yet, the degree of control that the drivers or train administrators have over trains change from line to line.