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Published on Jun 17, 2014
Delhi Metro Airport Express,New Delhi, India - The video shows the world class Delhi Metro and Airport Metro Express. Advanced and swanky, the infrastructure has helped reduce the congestion on roads. Delhi Metro is a metro system serving Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region of India. Delhi Metro is the world's thirteenth largest metro system in terms of length. Delhi Metro is India's first modern public transportation system. As of April 2014, the network consists of six lines, plus a seventh Airport Express line, with a total length of 190.0 kilometres (118.1 mi), serving 137 stations, (including the 6 Airport Express stations), of which 36 are underground, five are at-grade, and the rest are elevated. All stations have escalators, elevators, and tactile tiles to guide the visually impaired from station entrances to trains. It has a combination of elevated, at-grade, and underground lines, and uses both broad gauge and standard gauge rolling stock. Four types of rolling stock are used: Mitsubishi Rotem broad gauge, Bombardier Movia, Mitsubishi Rotem standard gauge, and CAF Beasain standard gauge.
The Delhi Airport Metro Express (DAME) is a Delhi Metro line from New Delhi Metro Station to Dwarka Sector 21, linking the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The line, also known as the Orange line was opened on 23 February 2011 after missing four previously set deadlines. It was built at a cost of INR57 billion, of which Reliance Infra paid INR28.85 billion (U$580m), Reliance Infra will also pay fees on a Revenue-share model. The total length of the line is 22.7 km, of which 15.7 km is underground and 7 km, from Buddha Jayanti Park and Mahipalpur, is elevated. The trains travel at up to 135 km/h, instead of up to 80 km/h as on the rest of the metro. Travel time is 18 mins from New Delhi to the Airport T3. [1 Dollar = 60 Rs]