Date Of Post: 02 Jan, 2018
Ghaziabad: Ghaziabad is likely to get Metro rail line by June 2018. The 9.41km long Dilshad Garden-New Bus Stand Metro line is likely to be implemented in 2018. Ritu Maheshwari, vice-chairperson, GDA (Ghaziabad Development Authority) said,”We are holding regular meetings with DMRC officials. The work is being monitored and we expect that by June 2018, the Metro will start operations. Trial runs are expected by March.”
- The agreement for the Metro line was signed between GDA & DMRC in 2014.
- The project is pegged at Rs 2,210 crore & the cost is being borne by several agencies, including the GDA.
- The trial runs for the stretch between Dilshad Garden & New Bus Stand will begin in March.
- 85% of civil work on the Metro line has been completed, while structural work on 12 metro station buildings have also been over.
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