Noida-Better Noida Metro line on schedule, to open by April 2018

After finishing the development of 29.7km metro hall from Noida to Better Noida, Delhi Metro Rail Company (DMRC) may even deal with the operations of this line for 5 years.

The trials on the hall shall be performed in December this yr and the hyperlink shall be operational by April 2018. It’s estimated to have a ridership of 1.2 lakh a day which is able to rise to 4 lakh by 2031.

The figures and the dates had been introduced by the DMRC officers throughout a ceremony held on Thursday to felicitate the Metro authority for its report feat of placing up 200 U-shaped girders on your complete hall in a single month in Could 2016.

The under-construction metro depot in Greater Noida, which will house 32 trains. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
The under-construction metro depot in Better Noida, which is able to home 32 trains. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

The feat had put the DMRC engineers within the Limca E-book of Information and the award certificates was handed over the DMRC managing director Dr Mangu Singh through the felicitation ceremony.

All of the U-girders had been pre-fabricated on the two casting yards in Noida Sector 149 and the depot station in Better Noida. All stations of this hall may have platform display screen doorways.

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Noida-Better Noida hall shall be linked with the upcoming Noida Metropolis Centre to Sector 62 hall. A foot overbridge will join Sector 52 metro station on the Noida Metropolis Centre to Sector 62 hall with Sector 71 Metro station on the Noida-Better Noida hall.

Mangu Singh stated they’ve created a benchmark by executing the hall. “We’ve executed the hall earlier than the deadline and at a low price,” he stated.

A model of the Noida to Greater Noida Metro rail project, which is being built by the Delhi Metro. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
A mannequin of the Noida to Better Noida Metro rail mission, which is being constructed by the Delhi Metro. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

Trial run: Inside two months, engineers from DMRC and Noida Metro Rail Company (NMRC) shall be visiting China to acquire a practice for trial run. The primary trial can be performed on a 6km stretch from metro depot to Data Park in Better Noida.

Thematic facelift: The stations may have a thematic facelift primarily based on custom, tradition and tourism of the state, whereas some metro stations such because the Data Park one in Better Noida would show history-related objects and artefacts.

Energy technology: Throughout the 21 metro stations of the hall, the roof shall be flat. These flat roofs will accommodate photo voltaic panels, which is able to generate 10 megawatt electrical energy. This shall be used for lighting functions on the stations. Equally, 5MW of energy shall be generated via photo voltaic panels on the metro depot in Better Noida.

Extension of metro traces: As soon as the road is operational, two extra hyperlinks shall be created. One of many traces shall be constructed from Sector 71 metro station to Noida Extension, whereas the desire go from Sector 142 to Botanical Backyard station. The DMRC has submitted the detailed mission stories (DPRs) of each the traces to the state authorities. Nevertheless, the nod has not been acquired thus far. There’s additionally a proposal for the extension of the present line from Noida-Better Noida to Bodaki.

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation will have aqua coloured coaches. (HT File Photo)
The Noida Metro Rail Company may have aqua colored coaches. (HT File Photograph)

Money and time saved: To finish the road forward of the stipulated time, the DMRC saved a yr and half by decreasing the peak of the monitor close to Shafipur village in Better Noida. Officers stated the peak of the overhead monitor close to the village needed to be lowered because it was colliding with 400 kV excessive pressure line. “With the change in metro monitor peak, we additionally saved Rs 150 crore. Had we maintained the identical peak, there would have been many hiccups in electrical energy transmission and it could have required plenty of paper work,” stated Anuj Dayal, govt director company communications, DMRC.

Saving water: A separate tank has been constructed contained in the metro depot in Better Noida, which has a storage capability of 5 lakh litres of used water. This tank has been constructed on the “zero discharge” precept. Officers stated the recycled water can be used for laundry functions, whereas there can be a separate provide of potable water.

Metro depot: The metro depot which is underneath development has 16 stabling traces, which might home complete of 32 trains. It’ll additionally home operation management centre and depot management centre and an auditorium. It’ll even have 224 employees quarters.

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