HYDERABAD (Metro Rail News): Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) issue Safety Certificate to L&T Metro Rail Limited for the launch of commercial operation on Jubilee Bus Station (JBS) and Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (MGBS) route.
The CMRS Shri J K Garg has inspected JBS-MGBS Metro Corridor-2 along with HMRL MD, NVS Reddy and senior engineers and technical experts of L&T MRHL and also an independent engineer, Louis Berger over the past three days and issued the mandatory Safety Certificate.
After examining the safety certification of the 25kV Overhead electrical traction and other electrical installations by CEIG (Chief Electrical Inspector General), Fire clearance for the nine stations of the corridor by the Director General, Fire Services, signaling & train control systems by Thales, Canada, Internal Safety Assessment by Halcrow, UK and the results of the tests of various technical parameters during trial runs etc., the CMRS thoroughly inspected the corridor.
Mr. Garg covered all safety tests related to viaduct, track, signaling, telecom, trains and electric traction system, speed trials at high speed to check train behaviour, station structures, lifts and escalators, entry/exit points, ticketing systems, control rooms and passenger amenities and also checked Bhoiguda Metro ROB, bearings and viaduct during his inspection.
The Safety Certificate issued by CMRS has cleared the way for the introduction of passenger services on the last corridor of Hyderabad Metro Rail project phase-1. The corridor with a length of 11 km has nine stations, JBS-Parade Grounds, Secunderabad West, Gandhi Hospital, Musheerabad, RTC x roads, Chikkadapally, Narayanguda, Sultan Bazar and MGBS.
Receiving the Safety Certificate, Reddy said the government will decide the date of inauguration soon.