Date of Post: 18 Dec, 2017
Gurgaon: The GMDA (Gurgaon Metropolitan Development Authority) has forwarded its report to the Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation (HMRTC), recommending the longer route — connecting HUDA City Centre to Dwarka Sector 21. The route, was chosen over the shorter one connecting HUDA City Centre & Gurgaon Railway Station.
In its feasibility report submitted to the Haryana government in October, the DMRC had suggested 2 options —
- A longer route connecting Huda City Centre to Dwarka Sector 21
- A shorter one connecting Huda City Centre to the Gurgaon Railway Station.
About The Two Lines
- Both two lines will cover areas on the west side of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway such as such as sector 45, 46, 47 and Subhash Chowk.
- Beyond Subhash Chowk, the routes take different paths.
- The estimated around 12km long railway station line would cover areas in Rajiv Chowk, Civil Lines, Roshanpura, & Sector 4/5.
- After crossing Subhash Chowk, the roughly 27.5km Dwarka line will head towards Hero Honda Chowk, Basai, Sector 7, Palam Vihar and Bijwasan before terminating at the blue line as well as Airport express line station of Dwarka Sector 21.
- “We received a lot of feedback as well as some good suggestions from residents and commuters in Gurgaon. We have compiled these and forwarded our report to HMRTC, recommending that the longer route be considered for the new line,” V Umashankar, additional CEO of GMDA, said.
- The longer Metro route would also provide better connectivity to the IGI Airport.
Image Credit: Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation