Delhi Metro

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* Introduction * Delhi Metro is being built and operated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC). * The Delhi Metro (Hindi - दिल्ली मेट्रो Dillī Meṭro) is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region of India * As of November 2010, DMRC operates around 2,700 trips daily between 6:00 and 23:00 running with an interval of 2.5 minutes between trains at peak frequency. * The trains are mainly of four coaches, but due to increase in passengers numbers, six-coach trains are also added on red line (Dilshad Garden to Rithala), Yellow Line (Jahangirpuri to HUDA city centre), Blue Line (Dwarka sec -21 to Vaishali/NOIDA city centre) on the network . With first coach reserved for ladies only. * History * The Government of India and the Government of Delhi jointly set up a company called the DMRC on 5 Mar 1995. * Physical construction work on the Delhi Metro started on 1 Oct 1998. * The first line opened on 24 Dec 2002 and the entire Phase I of the project was completed in December 2005. * Metro Electricity * Total Power required for running trains with modern coaches on both the corridors is estimated to be 75 MW by the year 2005 * This power will be used for running trains including auxiliary loads such as lifts, escalators, lighting, ventilation and air conditioning etc. In addition 45 MW power would be required to meet the loads for new commercial complexes planned to be built over and around MRTS stations. The power (75 MW) required to operate the trains in the MRTS corridors constitutes about 3% of the total peak hours requirement presently estimated to be 2600 MW for Delhi Area. * , all the trains will also have modern Ni-Cd Batteries to continue to provide lighting and air conditioning even when the train is stopped in event of complete power failure * For Rail Corridor it has been planned to avail power from NTPC Thermal Power Station

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