Delhi Metro driverless trains trials began on Friday on the upcoming Pink Line. The trials of this new age CBTC communication-based trains control signal system trains began on the Delhi Metro’s upcoming Pink Line that travels between Majlis Park and Shiv Vihar. As per the reports, the exercise is taking place on a 20km stretch on the 58.59 km long upcoming Pink line that runs between the South Campus stations. These trials will test maximum automation of the upcoming driverless metro trains that are equipped with unattended train operations and CBTC signalling system. This system enables the movement of trains with about 90 to 100 seconds frequency.
The trials of new driverless metro trains are being conducted on such long section said DMRC. As per the reports, Pink Line is the longest entire network with the 59 km long length that girdle almost entire Ring Road. It is the first time when trials are being conducted on such a long line that brings connectivity to a large number of commuters. Along with this Delhi Metro will also begin regular trials at the Metro’s highest point at Dhaula Kuan with a height of around 23.6 metres. The upcoming Pink line is the longest line from the entire networks.