Delhi Metro | First driverless train of DMRC’s Magenta line derails, crashes into wall even before inauguration

A trial run of an unmanned metro train on the magenta line went off the rails in Kalindi Kunj depot today.


New Delhi: In an unfortunate turn of events, a trial run of a driverless metro train on the DMRC’s Magenta line (Line-8) went off the rails, crashed into and broken the wall of workshop area of Kalindi Kunj depot.

A driver less train (UTO) derailed and crashed in to wall in DMRC’s Kalindi Kunj depot of Magenta Line.

The Kalkaji Mandir-Botanical Garden line of the Delhi Metro, which is claimed to be reduced the travel time between Noida and south Delhi, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 25.

RRM (train puller) got damaged and rolled down from the boundary wall of Kalindi Kunj depot.

Sources said the incident took place around 3.40 pm during trial run of train in the depot. DMRC is going to set up an inquiry commitee like before to cover up this blunder mistakes committed by their official before inauguration of the section.

On November 5, 2016 two driverless metro trains were collide from side

It is pertinent to share here that the similar accident was took place on November 5, 2016 in the same depot where two trains were collide from side during the trial run. DMRC set up an inquiry commitee but no conclusion exposed to media.

Three days before a train was got derailed during trial of driverless train in same line. No inquiry commitee set up and no action taken by the DMRC. The final inspection report of Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) can be questioned also as this is concern of passenger safety.

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