On Monday, PM Narendra Modi will be inaugurating a section of the newly built Magenta Route of Delhi Metro.
A few parts of the Violet line are still under construction, the Kalkaji Mandir, which connects to Botanical Garden, is a part of Janakpuri West Botanical Garden.
The metro line launching on Monday has few things that have never been used before and it would be the first metro to be doing so.
The first thing is—it is going to be the first metro line to get a driverless Metro train.
The metro is going to get a high-tech signaling system, which will allow trains to run with enhanced frequency.
Outside the boundaries of Delhi, this metro will be Delhi Metro’s first-ever interchange station.
On all nine stations that will become operational from Monday, the new line will have platform screen doors.
All the coaches will have power charging capacity, information display, all seats in different color shades and have electronic chair including USB ports.
Compared to the existing coaches, the new trains will also be using less electricity and will help in saving energy resulting in saving 20% of energy.
On December 25, PM Modi will inaugurate Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line but Mr. Arvind Kejriwal has not been invited.
All coaches that would introduced under third phase of the Metro line will be quite broad in size.
The Magenta route coaches launching tomorrow will measure three-point 2 meters broad and it will have capacity of 30–40 more passengers.
A senior official said, coaches that measure 2.9 meters broad are used in Violet Route of metro and Green Route of metro.
The magenta line new metro is going to be the very first metro to have corridor, which will be gauge based, and will have broad-sized coaches.
Blue Line and Yellow Line are the ones having broad gauge coaches.
On the new section with two kept on reserve 10 trains would run on the new section, one each at Kalkaji station and Botanical Garden stations.