Metro rail performance test from Uttara to Agargaon on Dec 12
The performance test between Uttara and Agargaon, the first phase of metro rail line, is expected to be conducted on December 12.
MAN Siddique, managing director of Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited, confirmed the matter to The Daily Star yesterday.
He said that as per their previous announcement, they have completed a performance test between Uttara and Mirpur 10 within November.
On November 29, the metro rail travelled to Mirpur 10 for the first time.
They are now planning to carry out a performance test between Uttara and Agargaon, he said.
Replying to another question, he said preparation for the performance test on this section is almost done and the section will be ready for the test by December 10.
While inaugurating the performance test on the viaduct of the first metro rail train on August 29, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader announced that the first phase of metro rail would be opened for the public in December 2022.
The Mass Rapid Transit Line 6 or MRT Line 6 is being constructed between Uttara Third Phase to Motijheel at the cost of around Tk 22,000 crore.