Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating Red line extension of Delhi Metro on Friday. Photo/ANI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating Red line extension of Delhi Metro on Friday. Photo/ANI

Delhi: PM Modi inaugurates Red line extension, services to commence tomorrow

ANI | Updated: Mar 08, 2019 23:04 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) to Dilshad Garden Metro Corridor, which is an extension of the Delhi Metro's Red Line
Passenger services on this section will commence from Saturday at 8 am. 

After inaugurating the Red line extension, the Prime Minister travelled along with commuters from Shaheed Sthal to Kashmere Gate Metro Station
During the commute, Prime Minister Modi was seen interacting with commuters and clicking pictures with them. 
This 9.63-kilometre long section has a total of eight stations – Shaheed Nagar, Raj Bagh, Major Mohit Sharma Rajendra Nagar, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala, Hindon River and Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda). This section is an extension of Rithala to Dilshad Garden on Red Line of Delhi Metro network.

Earlier in the day, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Modi approved three of the six corridors proposed under Phase-IV of the Delhi Metro.
The three corridors comprise of Aerocity to Tughlakabad (15 stations),  R K Ashram to Janakpuri West (25 stations)  and Maujpur - Mukundpur  (6 Stations). The 3 corridors consist of both underground (22.359 km) and elevated (39.320 km) sections. (ANI)

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