New Delhi, Mar 8: Delhi Metro commuters from North Delhi will be able to travel soon to other parts of the capital. Delhi Metro Spokesperson Anuj Dayal on Thursday said that it has received the clearance from Commissioner of metro rail safety (CMRS) for the opening of the Majlis park – Durgabai Deshmukh 21.56 km long metro section. Obtaining the rail safety certificate remains the last step to begin the operations. After obtaining the certificate, Delhi Metro can begin the operations for its commuters. Also Read - Delhi Metro: Rs 1,000 Fine For Spitting at Stations, Platforms Likely Once Service Starts in June
“DMRC has received the clearance from the Commissioner of metro rail safety (CMRS) for the opening of the Majlis park – Durgabai Deshmukh 21.56 km long metro section today,” said Dayal. Also Read - What Commuting in Delhi Metro Post Lockdown 4.0 May Look Like? When Are Services Resuming?
The entire Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar Pink Line is 58 kilometres long and includes three interchange stations at Azadpur, Netaji Subhash Place, and Rajouri Garden. Once this stretch is operational, people from West Delhi areas like Janakpuri and Tilak Nagar will be able to reach North Delhi areas like Rohini and Rithala easily without having to first take Green Line and then Red Line. Also Read - Delhi Metro: Minimum Two Days Required to Resume Delhi Metro Services, Says Minister, No Confirmation Yet
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The line starts from Majlis Park and there is an interchange station at Azadpur station. Here the Pink Line will connect with the Yellow Line (Samaypur Badli – HUDA City Centre). The next interchange is at Netaji Subhash Place of Red Line (Rithala – Dilshad Garden). The third interchange is at Rajouri Garden, where commuters can interchange with the Blue Line (Dwarka Sector 21-Noida City Centre/ Vaishali). The last interchange is from Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus to Dhaula Kuan station of the Airport Express Line.