Date of Post: 17 Nov, 2018
New Delhi: The phase-4 project of the Delhi Metro rail are likely to be commissioned by 2025. These projections are part of the financial viability segment of the DPR (Detailed Project Report) of phase-4 of the metro project prepared by the DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation).
- DMRC estimates come at a time when Delhi’s finance department had expressed its doubt on the proposed corridors qualifying for a high capacity metro even by the year 2031.
- In the report, the DMRC estimated that all the 6 corridors, will see an average daily ridership of 10 lakh in 2025.
- The proposed 6 corridors of phase-4 are-
- Janakpuri (west)-RK Ashram (28.92 km)
- Mukundpur-Maujpur (12.54 km)
- Rithala-Narela (21.73 km)
- Tughlakabad-Aerocity (20.20 km)
- Inderlok-Indraprastha (12.58 km)
- Lajpat Nagar-Saket G-block (7.96 km)
- ‘Financing Options, Fare Structure and Financial Viability’ segment of the report pegs daily ridership of the metro at 15.50 lakh by the year 2031 and 22.32 lakh by 2041.
- DMRC has estimated the fare slabs to range between Rs 20 and Rs 100, according to the report.
- Rs 20 will be the fare for a travel distance of 0-2 km, Rs 30 for 2-5 km, Rs 50 for 5-12 km, Rs 60 for 12-21 km, Rs 80 for 21-32 km and Rs 100 for above 32 km.
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