Metro gets authorisation certificate from CRS

The maximum speed permitted would be subject to these stipulations: Maximum speed on platforms shall be restricted to 45 kmph (km per hour); on tracks with curves sharper than 120 metre radius, the speed shall be reduced to between 15 and 20 kmph.

Due to non-existence of platform screens, yellow safety lines on platforms and proper signage and safety announcements warning public against stepping beyond yellow marker line till the train is stopped shall be provided.

Proper arrangement for safe evacuation of passengers at sharp curves where the gap between walkway and coach is more than 600 mm, shall be developed within four months.
Proper entry and exit is provided at all stations. Emergency exits, lighting, ventilations are all completed at all stations. Passenger facilities like automatic fare collection, escalators and elevators for handicapped/senior citizens are functional at all stations.

A competent supervisor shall be deputed in each train for first three months to monitor driving technique and corrective action if required shall be taken.

Public carriage of passengers on this line should be introduced within two months, otherwise Metro Railway Administration shall have to approach CRS for revalidation. The administration is also not expected to dilute any of the stipulations in the authorisation. Any dilution would mean invalidation of authorisation.

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