Delhi Metro to Have Pick up or Drop Facility at Stations

Delhi Metro to Have Pick up or Drop Facility at Stations

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New Delhi : Delhi Metro, a metro system serving Delhi and its satellite cities of Faridabad, Gurugram, Noida and Ghaziabad in National Capital Region in India.

Delhi Metro is the world’s 12th longest metro system in length and 16th largest in ridership.

Delhi Metro Details:

  • Lines : 6 (Red Line, Yellow Line, Blue Line, Green Line, Violet Line, Orange Line)
  • Phase : 5 (Phase I, Phase II, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV, Phase V)
  • Connections to Haryana : Sonipat Metro – extension, Bahadurgarh Metro – Green Line extension, Rohtak Metro – Green Line extension, Kharkhoda Metro – Red Line extension, Jhajjar Metro – Blue Line extension, Dwarka – AIIMS Bhadsa – Farukh Nagar – Gurugram Blue Line extension, Gurugram – Manesar Yellow Line extension, Gurugram – Orange Line Airport Express extension, Faridabad – Palwal Violet Line extension
  • Connections to Uttar Pradesh : Noida – Jewar AirPort Blue Line extension, Maujpur – Loni Pink Line extension, Vaishali – Indirapuram (Ghaziabad) – Mehrauli Blue Line extension

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The average daily ridership of Delhi Metro is 2.76 million which makes the Delhi Metro rail very congested as well as the roads near the station becomes very busy.

 

AVERAGE DAILY RIDERSHIP

 Year  Ridership
 2004–05  124,000
 2005–06  268,000
 2006–07  484,000
 2007–08  625,000
 2008–09  722,000
 2009–10  919,000
 2010–11  1,259,000
 2011–12  1,660,000
 2012–13  1,926,000
 2013–14  2,190,000
 2014–15  2,386,000
 2015–16  2,590,000
 2016–17  2,760,000

 

SOLUTION OF CONGESTION PROBLEM AROUND DELHI METRO STATIONS

  • Under Phase IV network, a plan has been devised to provide Multi Modal Integration underground.
  • As per the plan, the commuters will have to walk under the road to pick up or drop somebody at the metro stations.
  • The stations of Phase IV network will have its pick up point, one level below the ground, to eliminate congestion on roads.
  • The actual reason behind this move is that most of the Metro stations face problem of overcrowding at the gate.
  • Mangu Singh, MD, DMRC said, “In phase IV we are contemplating this. Since the space is not available on the street, all our underground stations will have one more level. Today we have two level stations, but in phase-IV we will try to have three levels so that one level can be used for traffic.”

Details of Phase IV

  • Total Network : 103.9 Km
  • Underground : 35.92 km
  • Total No. of Stations : 79 (planned)
  • Underground Stations : 28

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