Date of Post : 16 Oct, 2018
New Delhi: The CMRS (Commissioner For Metro Rail Safety) will inspect the Shiv Vihar-Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line on October 20, paving way for its opening soon. The 17.86 km-long elevated section consists of 15 elevated stations, 3 of which are interchange facilities, a senior DMRC official said.
The 15 stations are-
- Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake
- East Vinod Nagar-Mayur Vihar-II
- Mandawali-West Vinod Nagar
- IP Extension
- Anand Vihar ISBT
- Karkardooma Court
- Krishna Nagar
- East Azad Nagar
- Maujpur- Babarpur
- Johri Enclave
- Shiv Vihar
- The official said,”The main highlight of this section will be the presence of 3 interchange stations — Anand Vihar (with Blue Line), Karkardooma (with Blue Line) and Welcome (with Red Line).”
- The DMRC said, after the opening of this new section, the Delhi Metro network will expand to 314 km.
- Once inaugurated, which is expected soon, it will leave just the Lajpat Nagar-Trilokpuri corridor unopened.
- The Shiv Vihar-Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake stretch is part of the 59 km-long Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar corridor (Pink Line) which falls under the Phase-3 network of the DMRC.
- On August 6, the Majlis Park-Lajpat Nagar corridor was inaugurated, taking the Pink Line span to 29.66 km.
- The first corridor of the Pink Line, spanning over 20 km, from Majlis Park to Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus, was opened on March 14, connecting north and south campuses of the Delhi University on the DMRC network for the first time.
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