Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off India’s first ever driverless train operations on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line which will connect Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden metro stations.
He also inaugurated the fully operational National Common Mobility Card service on the Airport Express Line.
The National Common Mobility Card will enable the passengers to travel on the Airport Express Line using the RuPay-Debit Card issued from any part of the country.
Virtually addressing the event, Mr. Modi said, this government is committed to convert the challenges into opportunities posed by the rapid urbanisation.
He said, this is an effort to make the urban development ready for the future requirement which was made possible with the speedy governance of this government.
He said that during the last six years, a significant increase was made in laying down the lines for the Metro and around 85 lakh passengers are using the Metro services every day.
He said, this is an example of ease of living and fulfillment of the aspiration of middle class.