Trilokpuri section and Najafgarh – Dhansa Bus Stand Extension of DMRC to be inaugurated on August 6

While the inaugural function will be held online in the morning, passenger services will commence on the same day at 3 pm on both the sections.

Rajendra S Markuna (New Delhi)  The Trilokpuri section between the Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake stations and the Najafgarh – Dhansa Bus Stand Extension of the DMRC, are going to be inaugurated on August 6, 2021.

Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs  Hardeep Singh Puri and the  Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal,   will inaugurate the aforesaid sections of the metro train on Friday,  August 6, 2021 via video conferencing.

While the inaugural function will be held online in the morning, passenger services will commence on the same day at 3 pm on both the sections.

The approximately one kilometre (891 metres) long Najafgarh – Dhansa Bus Stand section will take the metro further into the interior areas of Najafgarh.

The Trilokpuri section will connect the entire 59 kilometre long Pink Line and will connect important landmarks of the city such as the Anand Vihar Railway station, Anand Vihar ISBT, Nizamuddin Railway station, markets in South Extension, INA, Lajpat Nagar etc.

With the opening of these sections, the Delhi Metro network will become 390 kilometres long with 286 Metro stations, said Anuj Dayal, executive director, Corporate Communications , DMRC.

It may be recalled that the 17.8 kilometre long Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake – Shiv Vihar Metro corridor was opened for the public from October 31, 2021.   This 17.8   kilometre elevated section comprises  15 elevated stations – Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake, East Vinod Nagar- Mayur Vihar- II , Mandawali- West Vinod Nagar, I.P. Extension, Anand Vihar ISBT, Karkardooma, Karkardooma Court, Krishna Nagar,

East Azad Nagar, Welcome, Jaffrabad, Maujpur- Babarpur, Gokulpuri, Johri Enclave and Shiv Vihar. There are  three interchange stations – Anand Vihar (with Blue Line), Karkardooma (with Blue Line) and Welcome (with Red Line) in this  Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake – Shiv Vihar Metro corridor of the DMRC.

 

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