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Which is the sharpest curve in Delhi Metro?
Aug 27 2011 (22:43)
News Entry# 35824 Kirti Nagar-Ashok Park Metro opens to public
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: rdb*^ Aug 27 2011 (22:44)
The total travelling time from one end to the other end of this line will come around to 27 minutes.Among the other highlights of this line is that it boasts of the sharpest gauge curve of the Delhi Metro network with a radius curve of 262 m between Ashok Park station to Satguru stations.Earlier, the sharpest curve was near the IFFCO Chowk Metro station in Gurgaon at a radius of 282.05 metres in broad gauge.The 262 degree curve which is 518 metres in length has been constructed on the elevated section between the Satguru Ram Singh Marg and Ashok Park Main Metro stations.The curve was necessitated to save the buildings and residential complexes that existed on each side of the line and to avoid large-scale demolition.DMRC said the the building of sharp curves requires a great deal of engineering skill and it had to build a special dedicated bed for the...
Aug 27 2011 (21:03)
News Entry# 35781 Kirti Nagar to Ashok park main section of Inderlok – Mundka Metro Corridor Inaugurated
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: rdb*^ Aug 27 2011 (16:50)
The 3.32 kilometer long Kirti Nagar to Ashok Park Main section of Line No.5 i.e, Mundka to Inderlok/Kirti Nagar (also known as Green Line) is now a part of the Delhi Metro network. The section was ceremonially flagged off today by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi Smt. Sheila Dikshit from the new Kirti Nagar Metro station. Sh. Arvinder Singh, the Transport Minister of Delhi, Sh. Ramakant Goswami, the Industries Minister of Delhi, Sh. Anil Bhardwaj, MLA and Parliamentary Secretary to the Chief Minister and Sh. Rajesh Lilothia, MLA also attended the ceremony. The line was made operational for the public from 3 pm on 27th August 2011. This section comprises of two stations namely, Kirti Nagar (at grade) and Satguru Ram Singh Marg (elevated).