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Delhi Metro develops indigenous signalling technology

On ‘Engineers Day’, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) took a major step towards development of an indigenously-built Communication Based Train Control signalling technology for the Metro with the launch of the i-ATS, which is an important sub-system of the signalling system.

This prototype system, as well as a state of the art laboratory for further developing other sub-systems of indigenous CBTC technology, was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Metro’s Shastri Park centre by Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary, Durga Shanker Mishra, in the presence of DMRC Managing Director, Mangu Singh, Bharat Electronics Ltd Director, Shikha Gupta, and other senior officials from DMRC and BEL.

Mishra said: “It is a really proud occasion to start something like this which is going to add to our strength on the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat initiative. The way we have promoted indigenisation in the development of Metros in the country, I am fully ...

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