The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has taken its brand to a global level, with its consultancy teams which are established in other cities of India and helping other cities in other countries, in the construction of their metro networks.
DMRC is presently aiding Jakarta (Indonesia) and Dhaka (Bangladesh) in the construction of the metro systems for public transport throughout their maps.
Back home, the corporation is helping cities like Kochi, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Kolkata in either construction of new metro networks or improving their existing ones.
“We have also done the detailed planning of Phase-I of Kochi Metro for a 25.612-km corridor. Other cities where we are the turnkey consultants for metro systems include Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Lucknow, Nagpur, Noida-Greater Noida, Vijaywada and Surat,” said Ashok Dayal, Executive Director (Corporate Communications), DMRC.
“DMRC has completed Special Assistance on Project Implementation study for the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit System in Indonesia. DMRC, in 2012, was also awarded the work of ‘Management Consulting Services’ for the first phase of the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit System,” also said by a spokesperson.
DMRC is also acting as a project consultant for the Dhaka Metro where it is helping in the preparation of specification and manuals, taking care of safety and health aspects, traffic integration and framing operation and maintenance rules.
According to DMRC officials, first consultancy assignment for them was Jaipur Metro. “DMRC has built a 9.25 km long Metro corridor (Pink Line) in Jaipur under Phase 1A,” the spokesperson added.