Of every three trains approaching the busy Rajiv Chowk Metro station during morning peak hours on the Jahangirpuri-HUDA City Centre line, two will be eight-coach trains and further six more trains at one train per week will be converted into eight-coach trains. Presently, 27 trains (of eight coaches each) have already been introduced on this line.
Starting Monday, the Delhi Metro will also introduce two additional trips from Kashmere Gate towards Gurgaon, the busiest section on the line, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. to clear passenger rush. These along with a host of new measures across four lines of the Metro network are aimed at better passenger handling and comfortable services. Last Wednesday, the Delhi Metro introduced two additional trains on Central Secretariat-Badarpur line and had opened up both platforms to passengers.
The Dilshad Garden-Rithala Line, will now see six-coach trains within the next three to four months. Presently, Line-1 has a pool of 29 four-coach trains and caters to 3.5 lakh passengers daily across 21 metro stations.
The busy Dwarka Sec-21 to Noida City Centre/Vaishali will also see two additional trains inducted during peak time – one from Janakpuri West to Vaishali and one from Nodia Sec-16 to Dwarka Sec-21. Presently, there are only two trains of eight-coaches each that have been introduced into service and 29 more such trains of one train per week will be converted and inducted into service soon.