The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has released the budget to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the new metro line stretching from Sector-142 to Sector-38A Botanical Garden Metro Station. It’s anticipated that DMRC will soon hand over the DPR to NMRC management.
Budget Approval and Further Steps: Post the submission of the DPR, it will be presented for approval in a board meeting by NMRC, Noida-Greater Noida Authority. Following this, it will be sent to the government for final approval.
Station Details and Route Planning: Eight stations are planned to be constructed along this line. NMRC MD, Mr. Lokesh M, revealed that the stations and route from Sector-142 to Botanical Garden have almost been finalized.
DMRC has informed NMRC about the progress, and now only the DPR needs to be handed over. The budget for the same has already been released by DMRC. It’s expected that DMRC will soon provide the complete detailed report regarding the route.
Extension of Aqua Line: This new line will serve as an extension of the Aqua Line. With the operation of metro on this line, commuters traveling from Noida-Delhi to Greater Noida will experience more convenience. Currently, the Botanical Garden has stations for the Blue and Magenta lines running between Noida-Delhi.
A third station for the Aqua Line will be constructed here, while at Sector-142, it will be connected to the existing station via tracks. Eight metro stations will be built on this line, and the locations for all these eight stations have almost been finalized. Six of these stations will be located near the sectors close to the expressway.
List of Planned Stations:
- Sector-38A Botanical Garden Metro Station: This station will be constructed adjacent to the existing station.
- Sector-44: In front of F Block Park.
- Sector-96: In front of the upcoming administrative office of Noida Authority.
- Sector-97: Approximately 150 meters towards Greater Noida from Unitech Building.
- Sector-105: Near HajiPur underpass, approximately 100 meters towards Greater Noida.
- Sector-108: Near the slip road before JP Flyover (Sector-82 Flyover) – a park is also nearby.
- Sector-93: Between Parshwanath Prestige and Eldeco Society.
- Sector-91: In front of Panchsheel Inter College, an underpass is also present here.
- What is the main aim of the new metro line project from Sector-142 to Sector-38A Botanical Garden Metro Station?
- The main aim is to extend the Aqua Line to provide more convenience to commuters traveling from Noida-Delhi to Greater Noida.
- How many new stations are planned to be constructed along this line?
- Eight new stations are planned along this line.
- When is the Detailed Project Report (DPR) expected to be handed over to NMRC?
- The exact date is not mentioned, but it’s expected to be handed over soon as the budget has already been released by DMRC.
- Where will the new stations be located?
- The new stations will be located at various sectors including Sector-38A, Sector-44, Sector-96, Sector-97, Sector-105, Sector-108, Sector-93, and Sector-91.
- What is the next step after the submission of the DPR?
- Post submission, the DPR will be presented for approval in a board meeting by NMRC, Noida-Greater Noida Authority, and then sent to the government for final approval.
- Is this new line an extension of an existing metro line?
- Yes, this new line is an extension of the Aqua Line.
The upcoming metro line from Sector-142 to Sector-38A Botanical Garden Metro Station is a significant step towards enhancing the metro connectivity in the region, making daily commuting easier and more convenient for the residents and daily commuters.