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Driverless train of Delhi Metro’s Magenta line crashed few days before inauguration.

Driverless train of Delhi Metro’s Magenta line crashed into a wall of Kalindi Kunj metro station. The Kalkaji-Botanical Garden metro line is set to be inaugurated by PM Modi on December 25. According to a report in India Today, the incident happened within the gated boundary of the station. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

Driverless train of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line crashes into wall 6 days before inauguration by PM Modi

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A Delhi Metro official confirmed the incident. The incident took place between 3 pm and 4 pm today. There were no casualties, the official mentioned. The Delhi Metro staff is looking into what led to this incident.

Movement of these driverless trains would be facilitated by advanced Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling technology. However, Continue reading

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Landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla Highway

SHIMLA: At least six vehicles were buried in a landslide on the Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway, besides damaging parts of a temple in Shimla, on Saturday.

Fortunately all of them were unoccupied and no loss of life was reported in the calamity. Continue reading

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