Delhi Metro Update: Aerocity Metro Station’s platform will be the longest platform (289m) on Delhi Metro Phase 4

The platform of the new Aerocity Metro Station on the Aerocity – Tughlakabad Silver Line corridor of Phase-4 will be the longest among all Phase-4 stations with a length of 289 metres. The general length of underground metro stations in Phase-4 is about 225 metres.

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  • The station will come up at a depth of 23 metres to ensure seamless connectivity between Airport Express Line, the Silver Line, and the RRTS corridor. This station will be a terminal station, which will provide direct connectivity from the NCR City of Faridabad along with South Delhi to West Delhi and especially, the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
  • Its extensive length has been carefully designed to accommodate the anticipated passenger traffic since in the future this station will be a key triple interchange facility with connectivity among the Airport Express Line, the Silver Line, and the RRTS corridor to Gurugram, Manesar and Alwar.
  • The construction work for this station has started and the same is being done by the bottom-up method of construction. There will be three entry/exit points at this station, one connecting the business hub of Aerocity & the other two entry/exit structures will connect the station with NH-8 & the nearby locality of Mahipalpur through a pedestrian subway, thereby improving accessibility to the airport.

  • One of the key advantages of the Aerocity Station is its provision of interchange with the existing High-Speed Airport Express Line and Delhi-Gurugram-Alwar RRTS Corridor. This seamless integration will enable passengers to effortlessly transfer between the Tughlakabad-Aerocity Corridor and the High-Speed Airport Express Line, providing them with enhanced connectivity options and convenience.
  • The Tughlakabad-Aerocity Corridor, a significant addition to the city’s Metro network, aims to address the increasing transportation demands on Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, Chattarpur Extension and Mahipal Pur area to cater the growing population of the region.
  • It will serve as a lifeline for commuters, reducing travel time, and offering a reliable and efficient mode of transportation. The station will help the residents of South Delhi, Faridabad and Noida to travel and reach the Airport at a faster speed.

Source: DMRC- Press Release | Images Credit: DMRC