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Updated: November 27, 2011 09:38 IST

Sreedharan inspects Rapid Metro

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation managing director E. Sreedharan
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation managing director E. Sreedharan

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation managing director E. Sreedharan on Saturday inspected the progress of the Rapid Metro system in Gurgaon. He inspected the station structures as well as all other vital sections of the corridor. After the visit, he expressed satisfaction with the quality of work and said the project would be a boon for the city.

During the visit, Dr. Sreedharan was accompanied by several senior officials of the DMRC and Rapid Metro. Among them were DMRC directors Mangu Singh and Satish Kumar. Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon Limited (RMGL) managing director Sanjiv Rai, along with his Head of Departments, accompanied the DMRC team. Mr. Rai himself explained the special features of the project.

Dr. Sreedharan travelled through the entire section of 6.1 km. The visit started from Sikanderpur, where the Rapid Metro station will be inter-connected with the DMRC station through a foot over bridge. A technical presentation was also made at the Sikanderpur site office by various technical Heads of Departments of the Rapid Metro. RMGL Adviser C.B.K. Rao, who was earlier a director with DMRC, explained the safety and quality features of the project.

Senior vice president (project) H.S. Chaudhary explained the finer details of the project execution. Two other senior officials, Parveen Kumar and K.S. Sharma, explained the signalling and electrical arrangements.

Mr. Rai further discussed the future expansion and the status of the project. The concept of ‘twin ticketing' was also discussed and Dr. Sreedharan advised that it will not only add to the number of commuters, but ensure a hassle-free journey.

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