GURUGRAM (Metro Rail News): On Friday, The Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon Limited (RMGL) and Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon South Limited (RMGSL) to operate the Rapid Metro till October 16.
Senior advocate Chetan Mittal told that the division Bench of Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain and Justice Arun Kumar Tyagi, while disposing of writ petitions pertaining to the Gurugram Rapid Metro, directed that the RMGL and the RMGSL shall continue to operate the Rapid Metro lines maximum till October 16.
Mr. Mittal, counsel for petitioner HMRTCL said that “During this period, RMGL and RMGSL shall handover the operations and maintenance along with control and possession of both the metro lines to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC) as Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Limited (HMRTCL) – Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) had already entered into an agreement with DMRC on September 16 for operation and maintenance of the metro lines for five years”.
Mr. Mittal added that the court also directed that the handover shall take place under the supervision of two retired judges of the High Court, which include Justice (Retd.) Kailash Gambhir and Justice (Retd.) V.K. Gupta. He said the process of handover shall be initiated from September 23 onwards.