Millennium City Gurgaon is set to get effective transport link to the national capital and other neighboring areas, with the opening of metro rail lines from Qutub Minar to Delhi. So, those who are daily commuters between Gurgaon and Delhi, have many reasons to smile now. After the metro rail service to Gurgaon begins, it will be the second satellite city after Noida, to be connected via Metro rail with the capital. With the Commonwealth Games 2010, scheduled to be held in Delhi, the metro connectivity has happened just in time to help people travel easily. The total cost of the project is expected to be Rs 1000 crore.
Gurgaon Metro Technical Facts
System length: 6.1km route length
1.2 kilometers double track
3.7 kilometers single track
Track gauge: 1,435mm (standard gauge)
Electrification: 750V, DC
Several big firms have their offices located in Gurgaon, so there are many people who travel regularly between Delhi and Gurgaon. With the opening of this metro line, the road traffic will be eased significantly and there will be a major cut in the traveling time as well. By using the fast metro rail service, passengers can travel to and from the following stations:
- Mall of India
- DLF Phase II
- DLF Phase III
- Gateway Tower
- Belvedere Towers
Gurgaon Metro Operations
Gurgaon metro trains will run with an interval of three minute and have a total capacity of 300 passengers / coach. The maximum speed at which the train can run is 80km/hr; however the average operating speed will be 30km/hr. It is estimated that the train will operate with minimum interval of 90 seconds and carry a total of 30, 000 passengers per hour, who will have to pay a fixed fare of Rs.10 for any ride. Each train will have aluminum body and there will be three cars per train. All the stations will have a single track loop, except for the section between Sikanderpur and DLF Phase II, which will be double tracked. Visit www.indfy.com for more information.