The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has received approval to extend the Aqua Line Corridor to Greater Noida West. This significant development promises to enhance connectivity between Noida, Greater Noida, and Delhi, providing faster and more direct transportation options for commuters. Let’s delve into the details of this ambitious project.

Key Features of the Aqua Line Extension

  • Extension Approval: NMRC has secured approval to extend the Aqua Line to Greater Noida West. This extension is expected to gain momentum after the completion of the ongoing elections, leading to a surge in construction activities.


  • New Stations: The extension will feature 11 new stations, improving access and convenience for passengers. Among these, Sector 61 will serve as an interchange station, allowing passengers to switch between the Aqua Line and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s (DMRC) Blue Line.


  • Improved Connectivity: The primary objective of the extension is to provide rapid and direct connectivity between Noida, Greater Noida West, and Greater Noida, ultimately enhancing access to Noida and Delhi.


Proposed Stations

The 11 proposed stations along the Aqua Line extension are:

  1. Noida Sector 51 (existing)
  2. Noida Sector 61
  3. Noida Sector 70
  4. Noida Sector 122
  5. Noida Sector 123
  6. Greater Noida Sector 4
  7. Ecotech 12
  8. Greater Noida Sector 2
  9. Greater Noida Sector 3
  10. Greater Noida Sector 10
  11. Greater Noida Sector 12
  12. Greater Noida Knowledge Park V


Extension Length and Cost

The proposed corridor spans 17.43 kilometers and includes 11 stations. The estimated cost of the extension is ₹2,991.60 crores. This investment underscores the project’s scale and the benefits it promises to deliver in terms of enhanced transportation infrastructure.

Benefits of the Aqua Line Extension

Enhanced Connectivity

The extension aims to provide seamless connectivity between Noida, Greater Noida West, and Greater Noida, facilitating easier and faster commutes for thousands of passengers daily. The interchange station at Sector 61 will play a crucial role in connecting the Aqua Line with DMRC’s Blue Line, offering more options for commuters traveling to and from Delhi.

Economic Growth

Improved transportation infrastructure is a catalyst for economic growth. The extension is expected to boost real estate development, commercial activities, and overall economic prosperity in the region. Enhanced connectivity will make these areas more attractive to businesses and residents alike.

Reduced Traffic Congestion

With more commuters opting for the metro, the extension will help reduce traffic congestion on the roads, leading to shorter travel times and lower pollution levels. This shift to public transportation will contribute to a greener and more sustainable urban environment.

Timeline and Future Prospects

With the elections nearing completion, NMRC is set to expedite the construction process. The project is expected to be completed within the stipulated timeline, bringing much-needed relief and convenience to commuters in the region.

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