Who built metro in Delhi?

Who built metro in Delhi?

To rectify the situation, the Government of India under Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and the Government of Delhi jointly set up a company called the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on 3 May 1995, with Elattuvalapil Sreedharan as the managing director.

Which metro line is under construction in Delhi?

The Silver Line (Line 10) is an under construction line of Delhi Metro which is expected to be completed by September 2025. This 23.622 km line consists of 15 stations (4 Elevated & 11 Underground) from Tughlakabad to Delhi Aerocity.

Which company built metro in India?

The first prototype train of the Kanpur and Agra Metro projects has been inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The train sets were provided by French multinational rolling stock manufacturer Alstom.

How underground Metro is built?

Essentially, a single, continuous slab of concrete is used as the base, and the rails are supported on the surface using a resilient pad, like hardwood blocks installed in crevices of the concrete. Subway tracks should also be able to connect to other tracks that aren’t inherently part of the subway tunnel.

What is the cost of Delhi Metro project?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget on Tuesday. An outlay of Rs 19,130 cr has been made in the Budget for metro projects across the country.

How many corridors are there in Delhi Metro?

The Delhi government, in December 2018, approved the much-awaited Phase 4 of the Delhi Metro. The approval was given for six corridors at a cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Who controls Delhi Metro?

Government of India
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Type Centre-State owned
Key people Manoj Joshi (secretary of MoHUA & Chairman) Vikas Kumar (managing director)
Services Delhi Metro, consultancy and implementation of metro rail, monorail and high-speed rail
Owner Government of India (50%) Government of Delhi (50%)
Website www.delhimetrorail.com

Who is the owner of New Delhi railway station?

New Delhi railway station

New Delhi Nayi Dilli
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Northern Railways
Line(s) New Delhi-Mumbai main line, New Delhi-Chennai main line, Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line, Delhi-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor
Platforms 16

How is metro constructed?

The construction of a metro station is a combination of structural work, HVAC and electricity and several demanding technical systems. In the final stage, the station’s surfaces are finished and every West Metro station is given a distinct visual identity.

Where is Delhi Metro manufactured?

When the first line of Delhi Metro was inaugurated in 2002, the coaches were imported as CBUs (Completely Built Units) from Germany and South Korea. 16 years later, 90% of the coaches running on the 8 lines of the over 300 km network of the country’s largest and the world’s 9th longest Metro network are made in India.

Is Delhi Metro making profit?

Before the pandemic, the Delhi Metro posted operational profits (Rs 758 crore in 2019-20), but once its loan amount is factored in, it is in the red. As on March 31, 2022, the Delhi Metro repaid Rs 8,199 crore of its loan, of which Rs 4,002 crore was interest alone.

Is New Delhi Railway Station privatized?

The central government has taken up redevelopment of the New Delhi railway station on Public-Private Partnership mode at an estimated cost of ₹5,000 crore, Union Piyush Goyal said in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.