Cabinet approved two corridors of Delhi Metro Phase-4 projects

Cabinet approves two corridors of Delhi Metro Phase-IV projects namely Lajpat Nagar to Saket G-Block and Inderlok to Indraprastha.

Cabinet approved two corridors of Delhi Metro Phase-4 projects

The Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given approval to two new corridors of Delhi Metro's Phase-IV project. These corridors are expected to enhance the Metro connectivity in Delhi. The two corridors are Inderlok - Indraprastha - 12.377 km and Lajpat Nagar - Saket G Block - 8.385 km.

The total project cost of these two corridors of Delhi Metro's Phase - IV project is Rs.8,399 crore, which will be sourced from the Government of India, the Government of Delhi, and international funding agencies.

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These two lines will comprise 20.762 km. The Inderlok - Indraprastha corridor will be an extension of the Green Line and will provide interchange with the Red, Yellow, Airport Line, Magenta, Violet, and Blue Lines, while the Lajpat Nagar - Saket G Block corridor will connect the Silver, Magenta, Pink and Violet Lines.

The Lajpat Nagar - Saket G Block corridor will be entirely elevated and will have eight stations. The Inderlok - Indraprastha corridor will have 11.349 km of underground lines and 1.028 km of elevated lines comprising of 10 stations.

The Inderlok - Indraprastha Line will provide enhanced connectivity to the Bahadurgarh region of Haryana as commuters from these areas will be able to travel on the Green Line to directly reach Indraprastha as well as various other areas of central and east Delhi.

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Eight new interchange stations will come up on these corridors at Inderlok, Nabi Karim, New Delhi, Delhi Gate, Indraprastha, Lajpat Nagar, Chirag Dilli and Saket G Block. These stations will significantly improve the interconnectivity among all the operational lines of the Delhi Metro network.

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