Delhi Metro proposes over 103 km long corridor in phase IV



NEW DELHI: Even as work is underway on Metro’s phase III, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has proposed 103.93 km long corridor in phase IV which is likely to come up by 2022.

A Detail Project Report ( DPR) for phase IV has been prepared and submitted to Delhi Government and the Union Urban Development Ministry for approval, a DMRC spokesperson said.

The corridors being proposed under this are Rithala to Narela (21.73 km), Janak Puri West to R K Ashram (28.92 km), Mukundpur to Maujpur (12.54 km), Inderlok to Indraprastha (12.58 km), Aero City to Tughlakabad (20.20 km), Lajpat Nagar to Saket G Block (7.96 km), as per the report.

The corridor will cover Rithala to Narela via Barwala and Bawana, West Janakpuri to R K Ashram via Peeragarhi Chowk, Mukundpur to Maujpur via Wazirabad and Khajuri Khas, Tughlakabad to Aerocity via Saket G Block, Mehrauli and Mahipalpur with a spur from Lajpat Nagar to Saket G Block, Inderlok to Indraprastha via Dayabasti, New Delhi Railway Station, Delhi Gate and Delhi Sachivalaya.

“As per the acquired experience, total work can be completed in 72 months period from date of start. The work should be started by April 2016, and various sections can be opened in phases by March 31, 2022,” the spokesperson said. More info