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Mishap on Delhi Metro’s yet-to-be-opened Magenta Line

SNS | New Delhi |

The Delhi Metro’s yet-to-be-inaugurated Kalkaji Mandir-Botanical Garden Magenta Line stretch witnessed a minor mishap when the train crashed into the wall reportedly due to brake failure on Tuesday.

As per reports, the Metro train crashed into the wall of the Kalindi Kunj Metro depot. So far, there is no news of anybody getting hurt. The DMRC officials haven’t issued any statement yet.

The Delhi Metro’s Kalkaji Mandir-Botanical Garden line will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 December.

The driverless Metro hit a wall inside the depot in Kalkaji Metro station around 4 p.m., a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official told IANS, adding that no one was injured.

The Delhi Metro’s Magenta line, which is scheduled to be inaugurated on December 25 by the Prime Minister, connects Botanical Garden in Noida and Kalkaji in south Delhi.

The official said that they were investigating the cause of the accident.

(with Input from agencies)