Delhi Metro to hold training on ballastless tracks

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Delhi Metro will conduct an advanced training programme on ‘ballastless tracks’ for the professionals of urban rail-based systems across the nation and also the neighbouring countries, an official statement said on Sunday.

The ballastless technology facilitates the movement of trains at high speed and requires very less maintenance. Three-day training programme will focus on various aspects of maintenance of ballastless tracks, which are now being used by several Metro systems, including Delhi Metro, the statement said.

It also said that training programme would be held August 10-12 at Delhi Metro Training Institute at Shastri Park in north-east Delhi. Professionals from all other urban rail-based systems in India as well as the neighbouring countries are expected to participate in the training programme.

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