Trial run of first section of Joka-Esplanade Metro accomplished easily


Trial run of first phase of Joka-Esplanade Metro completed smoothly
Trial run of first section of Joka-Esplanade Metro accomplished easily


Kolkata (Metro Rail Information): The primary trial on the Joka-Tartala part of the Joka-Esplanade Metro venture was efficiently carried out on 15 September.

Arun Arora, Basic Supervisor of Metro Railways, was knowledgeable by representatives of Rail Vikas Nigam Restricted (RVNL), which is chargeable for finishing a lot of the metropolis’s metro initiatives, the precedence part, consisting of six stations (Joka, Thakurpukur), Sakher Bazar, Behala Chowrasta, Behala Bazar and Tartala) is prepared.

The 6.5 km part of the 14 km Joka Esplanade Metro venture might be operationalized after profitable practice trials and subsequent approval from the Commissioner of Railway Security (CRS), which approves any new metro strains in India. The hall, a pet venture of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the Railway Minister, has repeatedly missed deadlines. He had flagged it off in July 2011.

A non-AC rake which is now not in service in North-South Metro might be used for testing. On 28 July the primary coach of the eight-car rake was introduced out of the Noapara carshed. The rake, which was put collectively at Joka depot and examined there, is now able to climb the viaduct for the primary run until Tartala Metro Station.

The Joka Tartala Metro and the New Garia-Ruby part of the New Garia-Airport hall will run on a “one-train-only” system, which entails operating with no sign.

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