New Delhi: The Phase-3 of Delhi Metro rail is expected to be operational only in September, when the last stretch of the 58-km Pink Line will be opened.
The entire 34km long Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden Magenta Line, a part of which is already open, will be thrown open in May, according to the DMRC progress report.
The Magenta Line is ready to be launched after the mandatory safety clearance, which is still awaited, DMRC chief Mangu Singh.
The latest progress report stated,“The sections — Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus to Lajpat Nagar, Lajpat Nagar to Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 and Trilokpuri to Shiv Vihar — are expected to be completed by July 18, September 18 and August 18 respectively… progress of civil works is 96.72 per cent.”
“Progress of civil works up to February 2018 is 96.72 per cent. The line is planned to be opened in stages by September 18 (except Trilokpuri to Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 section due to land issue at Trilokpuri).”