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Delhi Metro: 20km Pink Line stretch to open next week

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Mar 9, 2018, 1:23 am IST
Updated : Mar 9, 2018, 1:24 am IST

The 59-km Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar corridor (Line 7) of the Metro network, also known as the Pink Line, is part of the Phase-III project.

The Majlis Park-Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus section has 12 stations, including three interchange stations at Azadpur, Netaji Subhash Place and Rajouri Garden. (Representational image)
 The Majlis Park-Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus section has 12 stations, including three interchange stations at Azadpur, Netaji Subhash Place and Rajouri Garden. (Representational image)

New Delhi: The over 20-km Majlis Park-Durgabhai Desh-mukh South Campus section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line will open next week, a top official of the urban affairs ministry said on Thursday.

The commissioner for metro rail safety (CMRS) inspected the stretch from February 26-28. Testing on the segment, part of the Phase-III project of the DMRC, was also successfully completed recently.

“The Majlis Park-South Campus section of the Pink Line of the metro network will be opened next week,” urban affairs secretary DS Mishra said on the sidelines of an event at the Metro Bhawan. Asked about the exact date of inauguration, he said, “I can only tell this much that it is next week.”

The 59-km Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar corridor (Line 7) of the Metro network, also known as the Pink Line, is part of the Phase-III project. Starti-ng last year, trial runs on its other stretches have also been conducted.

The Majlis Park-Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus section has 12 stations, including three interchange stations at Azadpur, Netaji Subhash Place and Rajouri Garden.

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