Noida: On Monday, a trial started on the aqua line between Sector-71 to Sector-83 running from Noida to Greater Noida. This line will facilitate people living in Greater Noida can easily travel to Delhi-NCR.
According to the sources, Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) executive director PD Upadhyay said that the trial began on Sector-71 to Sector-83 between about 4.5 and 5 km long track. This is being done by the Trial Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO). He told that the trial will now be started simultaneously from the Sector-71 to the Greater Noida Depot, on a total of 29.707 km long Metro track.
Upadhyay also said that the trial of the Metro was started in three phases. He said that the trial began in April from Greater Noida Depot to Sector-147. On July 25, the trial began from Sector-147 to Sector-83. On Monday, testing has begun from Sector-83 to Sector-71 Noida Depot. He said that it is our effort that the aqua line should be started from Noida to Greater Noida Depot for the month of November.
He told that small technical work is being done. The citizens of the aqua line metro between Noida and Greater Noida are waiting for a long time. The Metro is being built with the help of Noida Metro Rail Corporation, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.
Earlier on 11, August official said that the Aqua Line connecting the twin cities of Noida and Greater Noida is expected to become operational in October 2018. After missing the deadline for the month of September. Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) said on Friday that they would be sending a final request for the final inspection by the commissioner for metro rail safety by September end and it’s expected that the network shall be operational in October.
According to NMRC officials, six remaining trains are expected to arrive from China by September-end. The Aqua Line requires 11 trains for the track to open; only five trains have reached so far, said on 11, August.