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New Delhi: Delhi Metro has plans to expand its frequency on various routes and the number of coaches in the train is also to be increased.

The aim behind this step is to decrease the waiting period. As per reports, the waiting time for the trains should not be more than three minutes as speculated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.

Metro authorities recently submitted a proposal to the Delhi government for the procurement of 916 new coaches.

Currently, the frequency on Line 2, one of metro’s busiest corridors that connect Samaypur Badli to Gurgaon’s Huda City Centre, stretch between 2 min 13 sec and 8 minutes.

The metro has 227 trains currently. The average daily ridership is around 28 lakh which occasionally crosses the 30 lakh.

First Published | 2 October 2016 9:28 PM
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