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PM Narendra Modi initiates Badarpur-Faridabad Metro [ Current News (Concise) ]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated Badarpur - Faridabad Metro in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR). The metro corridor will connect the national capital with the satellite town and increases economic growth by successive transporation to the people.

  • It is the first environment - friendly metro in Indian as all the stations and depot have been implemented with solar power plants.
  • Badarpur - Faridabad Metro Corridor - It is 14 kilometre long corridor and has nine stations from Sarai (Delhi) to Escorts Mujesar.
  • It is an addition of the presently working ITO - Badarpur section of the Delhi Metro.
  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is nodal agency in implementing this corridor and has been built at an predictable cost of 2500 crore rupees.
  • In Environment - friendly railway stations the corridor is prepared with solar power generation facilities in all stations and depots to generate nearly 2 megawatt power.
  • Ridership capacity on the corridor is estimated to be around two lakh per day and help to shift a major portion of the road users to this mode of transport.
  • It will also help to handle the rush from satellite town as five to six coach - trains will be in daily service.

- Published on: September 10, 2015