Date of Post: 20 Nov, 2018
New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the 3.2 km-long Escorts Mujesar-Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh) section of the Violet Line, the entire span of the Delhi Metro network reached 317 km, officials said. With the opening of this elevated section, the Delhi Metro network has now become 317 kilometres long with 231 stations.
- A senior official said,”Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday flagged off the Escorts Mujesar-Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh) section of Delhi Metro’s Violet Line through a remote control.”
- S K Pathak, CMRS (Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety), had on Saturday approved the commencement of passenger operations on this corridor of the Violet Line.
- The section will be an extension of the Kashmiri Gate-Escorts Mujesar Violet Line, the DMRC said.
- After the inauguration of the section, the Violet Line span has become 46.6 km long.
The main highlights of this section are as follows:
- Route Length: 3.2 Km
- Number of Stations : 2 (All Elevated)
- Names of Stations: Sant Surdas (Sihi) and Raja Nahar Singh
- Colour Code: Violet Line
- Gauge: Standard Gauge
- Extension: Kashmere Gate – Escorts Mujesar Corridor (Line-6)
- Work started on: February 2015
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