Jaipur Metro Trial Run Flagged Off by Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

The trial run of Jaipur Metro train was flagged off by Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on 18 September 2013.

Created On: Sep 19, 2013 12:31 ISTModified On: Sep 19, 2013 16:16 IST

Jaipur Metro trainThe trial run of Jaipur Metro train was flagged off by Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on 18 September 2013 at the newly constructed Mansarovar station of Jaipur.

The trial run took place on a 2.4 km track between Mansarovar and Shyam Nagar via New Atish Market and Vivek Vihar stations.

About the Trial Run

The trial run, a mandatory requirement for the commissioning of any Metro corridor. This trial run was started between the Mansarovar and the Shyam Nagar stations, a four kilometre stretch out of the 9.25 kilometre long Mansarovar- Chandpole corridor. The corridor (Phase 1A of the Jaipur Metro project) is named the Pink Line and comprises nine stations.

About Jaipur Metro Project

The foundation stone for the Jaipur Metro project was laid on the 24 February 2011. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRC) had signed an agreement in 2010, according to which, the DMRC would construct the metro corridor for the Jaipur Metro.
This 9.25 kilometre long stretch is a part of the 11. 56 Km long Mansarovar – Badi Chaupar corridor aligned along the East-West direction under Jaipur Metro’s Phase 1.  And the other Metro corridor will be a 23 Km long stretch aligned along the North- South direction from Durgapura to Ambabari under Jaipur Metro Phase-2.

The Jaipur Metro project is DMRC’s first Metro construction project outside the National Capital Region. DMRC is also executing the Kochi Metro project on deposit terms, which will be a 25.25 Km long corridor from Aluva to Petta.

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi for executing the first phase of the project from Aluva to Pettah in May 2013.

Take Weekly Tests on app for exam prep and compete with others. Download Current Affairs and GK app

एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप


Related Stories

Comment (0)

Post Comment

8 + 4 =
Disclaimer: Comments will be moderated by Jagranjosh editorial team. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant will not be published. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection.

    Monthly Current Affairs PDF

    • Current Affairs PDF November 2021
    • Current Affairs PDF October 2021
    • Current Affairs PDF September 2021
    • Current Affairs PDF August 2021
    • Current Affairs PDF July 2021
    • Current Affairs PDF June 2021
    View all

    Monthly Current Affairs Quiz PDF

    • Current Affairs Quiz PDF November 2021
    • Current Affairs Quiz PDF October 2021
    • Current Affairs Quiz PDF September 2021
    • Current Affairs Quiz PDF August 2021
    • Current Affairs Quiz PDF July 2021
    • Current Affairs Quiz PDF June 2021
    View all