Date Of Post: 27 Apr, 2018
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).”
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