Lajpat Nagar - Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 Section Of Line-7, Pink Line (Delhi Metro) Ready For Operations: DMRCL
The 9.7 km stretch between Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar Pocket - 1 on the 59 km long Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar corridor (Line 7) of Phase-III, also known as the Pink Line is now ready for passenger operations.
This stretch, which will be a continuation of the presently operational Majlis Park - Lajpat Nagar section, will be a major boon for the commuters of prominent areas like Ashram, Mayur Vihar etc. The Hazrat Nizamuddin Metro station on this stretch will connect the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station as well as the Inter-State Bus Terminal at Sarai Kale Khan.
This section from Lajpat Nagar to Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 consists of 5 stations i.e. Vinoba Puri, Ashram, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Mayur Vihar 1 and Mayur Vihar Pocket 1. Out of these five stations, Mayur Vihar-1 and Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 are the elevated stations and rest three stations are underground.
With the opening of this section, the Delhi Metro network will become 327 kilometres long with 236 Metro stations. After the inauguration of this section, Delhi Metro will have opened over 90 kilometres of new lines this year. All the major corridors under Delhi Metro’s Phase 3 within the city of Delhi have now been opened.