Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda metro line ready, awaits inauguration
| Thursday | 14th February, 2019
“On Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda route during peak hours trains will be available at every 6 minutes 12 seconds” said Anuj Dayal, executive director, corporate communications, DMRC.“Journey from Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes and on entire Rithala-Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda route it will take 57 minutes” added Dayal.
Normally a road commuter on Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda stretch takes roughly an hour due to traffic congestion all along this stretch including GT Road.Taking about the challenges DMRC faced during developing Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda route, Dayal said that non stop traffic on GT Road left very little time to carry out work on this stretch.
The eight stations are Shahid Nagar, Raj Bagh, Rajendra Nagar, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala, Hindon River Station and New Bus Adda.Anuj Dayal, DMRC’s executive director, corporate communications said that 35 , six-coach trains will run on entire 35.72 Km Rithala-Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda route(Red Line) route.
GHAZIABAD: Come March and commuters from Delhi’s Dilshad Garden can enjoy seamless journey right into the heart of Ghaziabad in just 16 minutes as 9.63 km Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda corridor gets ready for inauguration.As per 2014 DPR, per day ridership projection on this corridor will be 1.2 lakh passengers with New Bus Adda set to become the busiest station which will see daily ridership of 50,000 passengers.The Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda is an extension of Rithala-Dilshad Garden Red Line which will have eight stations, all on elevated platform at an average height of 13.5 meters from the ground level.
The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) after an inquiry had concluded ‘gross negligence’ on the part of DMRC that led to the incident, a charge which the DMRC had strongly refuted.
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