The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is all set to take over operations and maintenance of the Rapid Metro Link in Gurugram from Tuesday night. It will look after both Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon Limited (RMGL) and Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon South Limited (RMGSL).
The services on the 11.6 km corridor will continue to operate as per the normal time table as earlier.
The management of DMRC has already deployed adequate staff to maintain station operations such as train operations, signalling and telecom, electrical, traction, safety and security etc. It was done with an intention to provide smooth and trouble-free passenger services.
With the takeover of operations of Rapid Metro, the total operational metro network in Delhi-NCR has now become 389 km with 285 stations. It includes the Noida-Greater Noida corridor.
The names of the stations covered by the Rapid Metro system are Sector 55-56, Sector 54 Chowk, Sector 53-54, Sector 42-43, Phase -1, Sikanderpur, Phase-2, Phase-3, Moulsari Avenue, IndusInd Bank Cybercity and Vodafone Velvedere Towers.
The train services on the corridor start at 6 am in the morning from Sector 55-56 station and Sikenderpur Station with a frequency of 4.30 minutes during morning peak hours and 5.15 minutes during evening peak hours.