Delhi Metro’s Grey Line to open today
New Delhi: The 4.3 km-long Grey Line of Delhi Metro, which will connect urban village area of Najafgarh to the rapid transit network for the first time, will be opened for services on Friday, officials said. The corridor consists of three stations — Dwarka (interchange with Blue Line), Nangli and Najafgarh.
“The Dwarka-Najafgarh corridor of Delhi Metro will be formally flagged off on October 4 by Union minister for housing & urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal,” a DMRC official said.
The flagging-off ceremony is slated to take place at Metro Bhavan at 12.15pm and passenger services shall commence from 5pm, said Anuj Dayal, executive director (corporate communication), DMRC.
With the opening of this section, the Delhi Metro network will expand to 377 km with 274 stations, including the NoidaGreater Noida Aqua Line.
“The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.3 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the subcity with the locality of Najafgarh,” Dayal said.