At least 250 CISF personnel along with additional Quick Reaction Teams will provide security to the newly-inaugurated Metro train link to Noida.

The 13.1 km long Yamuna Bank-Noida line, inaugurated on Thursday, has been made fully operational on Friday.

Securitymen guarding the new stations on the route will be equipped with sophisticated weapons and rescue devices to tackle any terrorist attack or seige.

“The QRTs’ will be stationed at vantage points along the new metro route to Noida. The QRT teams will operationally cover more than one stations and their locations can be re-designated according to needs,” a senior CISF officer said, adding about 40 women personnel of the CISF would also be deployed at different stations.

The Noida corridor, built at a cost of Rs 630 crore, is completely elevated and will be integrated with the existing 34.3 km Yamuna Bank-Dwarka Sector-9 segment, extending the total length of Line-3 to 47.4 km.

The Metro operations of the DMRC, before the inauguration of the new Noida link, were guarded by more than 3,000 CISF personnel.

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