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Metro's Gzb, Noida extn sections open for public

NEW DELHI: The 6.6km Noida City Centre-Noida Electronic City section, an extension of the Delhi Metro's Blue Line in the satellite city was once on Saturday thrown open to the public, hours after it was once inaugurated through Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"Services began at 4pm today. The frequency of trains on this new section during peak hours would be 5 minutes and 26 seconds," a senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official stated.

Services additionally began on Saturday morning on the nine.63-km-long Dilshad Garden-Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) section, an extension of the Delhi Metro's Red Line to Ghaziabad, an afternoon after Modi flagged off the section, making the DMRC foray into the interiors of Ghaziabad for the primary time.

This entirely-elevated section with eight stations is an extension of the 25.09-km Rithala-Dilshad Garden hall or Red Line, which has 21 stations. After the outlet of this section, all of the Red Line will transform 34.72km with 29 stations.

"On the Red Line extension, services began at 8 am. Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala-New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," Dayal stated.

Two of the eight stations on the Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda section have been renamed in the honour of the rustic's fallen heroes.

The Rajendra Nagar Metro station has been rechristened as Major Mohit Sharma Rajendra Nagar station and the end station New Bus Adda has been renamed to Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda).

The different six stations are — Shaheed Nagar, Raj Bagh, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala and Hindon River.

Modi flagged off the Blue Line extension section via a remote right through an tournament held in Greater Noida on Saturday.

The completely-elevated section with six stations -- Sector 34, Sector 52, Sector 61, Sector 59, Sector 62 and Noida Electronic City - will benefit the folks of Noida and attach the satellite city with the national capital.

The general length of Blue Line, after opening of this section is now 56.6 km, from nearly 50 km span earlier that attached Dwarka Sector-21 in Delhi to Noida City Centre.

On Friday, after flagging off the Red Line section, Modi had additionally taken a journey in a metro educate from Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) metro station in Ghaziabad to Kashmere Gate station in Delhi and on the means additionally interacted with commuters onboard.

In a statement issued Friday, the Prime Minister's Office stated, "The new section will provide a convenient and faster mode of transport for the residents of Noida. It will also decongest the roads and provide an environment-friendly mode of transport."

After opening of the Red Line section, the overall community of the Delhi Metro had higher to 336.6 km with 244 metro stations.

After opening of the Noida City Centre-Noida Electronic City section, the overall span of the DMRC is now over 343 km with 250 metro stations. The DMRC's span in Uttar Pradesh has now higher to over 59.five km.

The Noida extension line will benefit the folks of Noida and bring the Blue Line with reference to the recently-opened Aqua Line -- run through Noida Metro, which connects Noida and Greater Noida.

However, each lines have different trip cards this present day, unlike the Rapid Metro in Gurgaon, by which DMRC metro cards are valid for trip.

The Sector-52 station of the DMRC's Blue Line could be very with reference to the Sector-51 station on the Aqua Line, operated through the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) and its commuters are looking forward to last-mile connectivity between the two lines.

Plans are afoot to glue the two lines via a dedicated pathway and a carriage-way for e-rickshaws, officials stated earlier.

There is a distance of round 300 m between the Sector-51 metro station, the terminus of the Aqua Line in Noida and the approaching Sector-52 metro station of the Blue Line.

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