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Delhi Metro train breaks through wall ahead of its inauguration by PM Modi

Delhi Metro train breaks through wall ahead of its inauguration by PM Modi
The metro on trial breaks the wall. Pic: ANI

New Delhi: A Metro train on a new line that was scheduled to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 25, hit a wall during its trial.

The incident had occurred at 3.40 p.m. at the Kalindi Kunj Metro Depot after its brake failed, the Delhi Metro said.

“A trial train was moved from the workshop without testing the brake system as a result of which, while the train was moving up the ramp for washing, it rolled back and hit the adjacent boundary wall,” said the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) statement.

Meanwhile, the DMRC attributed the mishap as a ‘human error’.

“DMRC has ordered a high-level enquiry into this incident by a committee of three officers… Prima facie it appears to be a case of human error and negligence and appropriate action will be taken after the enquiry,” it added.

With agencies inputs