If you are a regular commuter on the Delhi Metro, there is good news for you. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is likely to open the first station of its Phase-4 corridor in July or August, subject to approval from the Metro Railway Safety Commissioner.

Key Details:

  • Corridor: Janakpuri West-RK Ashram Marg Metro Corridor
  • Station: Krishna Park Extension
  • Line Extension: This is an extension of the Magenta Line (Line 8) from Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden.

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  • Length: The section from Janakpuri West to Krishna Park Extension is approximately 2.5 kilometers long and is entirely underground.

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Completion Timeline:

Anuj Dayal, the Principal Executive Director of Corporate Communications at DMRC, stated that the work on the Krishna Park Extension station is nearing completion.

This underground station is the only one on this 2.5 km stretch and is expected to open to the public by July/August 2024, pending safety approvals. The entire Janakpuri West to RK Ashram corridor is expected to be completed by 2026.

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Stations and Interchanges:

The Janakpuri West-RK Ashram corridor will have a total of 22 stations, including eight interchange stations. Once operational, the Azadpur station will become the second triple interchange station on the network.

Key Takeaways:

  • The first station of the Phase-4 corridor, Krishna Park Extension, may open in July or August 2024.
  • The new section is an extension of the Magenta Line and will feature an underground stretch of 2.5 kilometers.

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  • The entire Janakpuri West-RK Ashram corridor, featuring 22 stations, is expected to be completed by 2026.
  • Azadpur station will become a triple interchange station once the corridor is operational.

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Important Information in Tabular Form:

Detail Information
Corridor Janakpuri West-RK Ashram Marg
First Station Opening July/August 2024 (subject to approval)
Station Krishna Park Extension
Length of Section 2.5 km (underground)
Line Extension Magenta Line (Line 8)
Total Stations in Corridor 22
Interchange Stations 8
Completion of Entire Corridor By 2026
Triple Interchange Station Azadpur

This development is set to enhance connectivity and convenience for Delhi Metro commuters, providing faster and more efficient travel options across the city.

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