New Delhi: The construction of first corridor of Delhi Metro’s Phase-4 project from Janakpuri West-RK Ashram Marg (extension of Magenta Line) will start by the end of this month. The first civil contract of the Phase-4 project has been awarded for the construction of a portion of Janakpuri West–R.K Ahsram Marg Corridor.
- The contract includes construction of a portion of the Janakpuri West – R. K Ahsram Marg Corridor with 10 stations.
- The 10 metro station on the corridor are — Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Mangolpuri, West Enclave, Pushpanjali, Deepali Chowk, Madhuban Chowk, Prashant Vihar & North Pitampura.
- The given work involves the part design and construction of elevated viaduct, elevated ramp, siding line and station buildings.
- The work on this corridor is expected to commence by end of November, 2019 and is scheduled to be completed within 30 months from the commencement.
- The 28.92 km long Janakpuri West – R. K Ahsram Marg corridor is an extension of Magenta Line and will come up with 22 stations.
- Currently, the Delhi Metro is engaged in the preparatory works for three approved corridors of Phase 4 under which, 61.68 kilometres of new Metro lines shall be constructed across three different corridors comprising of 46 Metro stations.
- These new sections shall provide interconnectivity among the already operational sections of Delhi Metro.
The three approved corridors are:
- Aerocity to Tughlakabad (20.2 km)
- R. K Ashram to Janakpuri West (28.9 km)
- Maujpur to Majlis Park (12.5 km)