Delhi Metro's Escorts Mujesar-Ballabhgarh Violet Line section ready for operations
The 3.2km-long Escorts Mujesar-Ballabhgarh section of Delhi Metro's Violet Line is now ready for passenger operations, the DMRC said today. The section will be flagged off by PM Modi on Monday. Ballabhgarh will become the fourth city in Haryana to get metro connectivity after Gurugram, Faridabad, and Bahadurgarh. Once this section is opened, the entire Kashmere Gate Metro corridor will become 46.6km-long. Here's more.
All trains on this section are manufactured in India: DMRC
"Currently, 25.8 km of metro lines are operational across Haryana. After the opening of this section, the total length of metro kilometers in Haryana will become 29 km. All trains running on this section are manufactured in India," the DMRC said in a statement.
Escorts Mujesar-Ballabhgarh section will be extremely crucial for connectivity
The Escorts Mujesar-Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh) section will be extremely crucial from the point of view of connectivity for the city of Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, South-East Delhi, and Central Delhi areas. "Ballabhgarh is an upcoming urban settlement which is an industrial city. Large numbers of people travel every day for their professional requirements from Ballabhgarh to Delhi and vice-versa," the DMRC added.
Raja Nahar Singh metro station's connectivity with Ballabhgarh Railway station
The Raja Nahar Singh Metro station of this section will be integrated with the Ballabhgarh Railway station and the interstate bus terminal of Ballabhgarh directly with a foot over-bridge, which is currently under construction.
40 trains will be operational on the entire corridor
"A peak hour frequency of six minutes and 48 seconds will be maintained on this section between Badarpur and Raja Nahar Singh on weekdays," the DMRC said. All trains, which till now were operating till Escorts Mujesar, will go up to Raja Nahar Singh. A total of 40 trains will be operational on the entire Kashmere Gate Raja Nahar Singh corridor, it said.