Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on 3 June 2015 inaugurated phase 1A of metro rail services in Jaipur. With this, the pink city became the sixth city in the country to have metro service; other five cities are Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kolkata.
In the first phase, the metro will run on 9.6 kilometer stretch covering nine stations from residential area Mansarovar to business hub in Chandpole.
Jaipur Metro has added three unique features in its service, and they are
• Passenger will enjoy jerk free journey because of Wheel Mounted Disk Braking System.
• Each Coach is equipped with LCD which will continuously display information for the passengers.
• It also carries facilities for special challenged people and senior citizens.
The Jaipur metro work is publicized as one of the fastest-built metros in the country as it has been developed in a time period of four-and-a-half years.
One most important fact of Jaipur metro service is that six out of 24 Metro train operators, that is, 25 percent of metro drivers, are women.
Jaipur Metro Rail Project has been developed by Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (JMRCL) which was set up as a wholly owned subsidiary by the Government of Rajasthan.
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When: 3 June 2015
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