Delhi Metro: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 6,514 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Delhi

Delhi Metro: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

In the bustling urban landscape of Delhi, India, an ambitious transformation is underway with the development of an extensive metro rail network. With eleven metro rail lines spanning a combined length of 530.18 kilometers, this transformative project is poised to revolutionize the city's transportation landscape. Backed by a substantial project cost of Rs. 117,278 cr. INR, this metro rail endeavor is not only set to ease commuter congestion but also foster sustainable urban growth and connectivity for years to come. The metro train operation in the first Phase of the Delhi Metro project was started on 24 December 2002 and the system is now covering a total of 348.12 km with 9 lines. By the end of 2028, the Delhi Metro will cover a total network of 530.18 kilometers.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Delhi Metro Rail Project
  • Operator: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of NCT of Delhi
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 117,278 Crore
  • Funding Pattern: Govt. of India, Delhi Govt., Loan from Foreign Institutions
  • Operational Network: 349.99 km (252 stations, 10 Lines)
  • Status: Operational since 22 December 2002

Routes & Network

#1 Red Line: Rithala – Shaheed Sthal (34.55 km) Operational

#2 Yellow Line: Samaypur Badli – HUDA City Centre (49.02 km) Operational

#3 Blue Line: Dwarka Sec 21 – Noida Electronic City (56.11 km) Operational

#4 Blue Line: Yamuna Bank – Vaishali (8.51 km) Operational

#5 Green Line: Mundka – Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh (28.79 km) Operational

#6 Violet Line: Kashmere Gate – Raja Nahar Singh (46.34 km) Operational

#7 Pink Line: Maujpur - Majlis Park – Shiv Vihar (71.56 km) Op.-59.24 km, U/c-12.32 km

#8 Magenta Line: Janakpuri West – Botanical Garden (66.72 km) Op.-37.46 km, U/c-29.26 km

#9 Grey Line: Dwarka – Najafgarh - Dhansha Bus Stand (5.19 km) Op.-4.2 km, U/c-0.99 km

#10 Golden Line: Aerocity – Tughlakabad (23.62 km) Under Construction

#Orange Line (Airport): New Delhi – Dwarka Sec 21 (24.78) Op.-22.91 km, U/c-1.87 km

Operational Routes

Line 1 (Red): Shahid Sthal - Rithala

  • Length: 34.55 km
  • Total Stations: 29
  • Depot: Shastri Park
  • Stations: Shahid Sthal (New Bus Adda), Hindon, Arthala, Mohan Nagar, Shyam Park, Rajendra Nagar, Rajbagh, Shahid Nagar, Dilshad Garden, Jhilmil, Mansarovar Park, Delhi Shahdara, Welcome, Seelampur, Shastri Park, Kashmere Gate, Tis Hazari, Pul Bangash, Pratap Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Inderlok, Kanhiya Nagar, Keshav Puram, Netaji Subhash Place, Kohat Enclave, Pitam Pura, Rohini East, Rohini West and Rithala.

Line 2 (Yellow): Samaypur Badli - HUDA City Centre (Gurgaon)

  • Route: 49.02 km
  • Total Stations: 37
  • Depot: Khyber Pass, Sultanpur, Samaypur Badli (Under Construction)
  • Stations: Samaypur Badli, Rohini Sector 18-19, Haiderpur Badli Mor, Jahangirpuri, Adarsh Nagar, Azadpur, Model Town, GTB Nagar, Vishwa Vidyalaya, Vidhan Sabha, Civil Lines, Kashmere Gate, Chandni Chowk, Chawri Bazar, New Delhi, Rajiv Chowk, Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Race Course, Jor Bagh, INA, AIIMS, Green Park, Hauz Khas, Malviya Nagar, Saket, Qutub Minar, Chhatarpur, Sultanpur, Ghitorni, Arjan Garh, Guru Dronacharya, Sikandarpur, MG Road, IFFCO Chowk and HUDA City Centre.

Line 3 (Blue): Dwarka Sec 21 - Noida Electronic City

  • Length: 56.11 km
  • Total Stations: 50
  • Depot: Najafgarh, Yamuna Bank
  • Stations: Noida City Centre, Noida Golf Course, Botanical Garden, Noida Sector 18, Noida Sector 16, Noida Sector 15, New Ashok Nagar, Mayur Vihar Extension, Mayur Vihar-I, Akshardham, Yamuna Bank, Indraprastha, Pragati Maidan, Mandi House, Barakhamba Road, Rajiv Chowk, R K Ashram Marg, Jhandewalan, Karol Bagh, Rajendra Place, Patel Nagar, Shadipur, Kirti Nagar, Moti Nagar, Ramesh Nagar, Rajouri Garden, Tagore Garden, Subhash Nagar, Janakpuri East, Janakpuri West, Uttam Nagar East, Uttam Nagar West, Nawada, Dwarka Mor, Dwarka, Dwarka Sector 14, Dwarka Sector 13, Dwarka Sector 12, Dwarka Sector 11, Dwarka Sector 10, Dwarka Sector 9, Dwarka Sector 8, Dwarka Sector 21, Noida Sector 34, Noida Sector 52, Noida Sector 61, Noida Sector 59, Noida Sector 62 and Noida Electronic City.

Line 4 (Blue): Yamuna Bank - Vaishali

  • Route Length: 8.51 km
  • Total Stations: 8
  • Depot: Yamuna Bank
  • Stations: Yamuna Bank, Laxmi Nagar, Nirman Vihar, Preet Vihar, Karkarduma, Anand Vihar ISBT, Kaushambi and Vaishali.

Line 5 (Green): Inderlok - Kirti Nagar - Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh (Bahadurgarh)

  • Length: 28.79 km
  • Total Stations: 24
  • Depot: Mundka, Bahadurgarh
  • Stations: Kirti Nagar, Satguru Ramsingh Marg, Ashok Park Main, [Inderlok], Punjabi Bagh East, Shivaji Park, Madipur, Paschim Vihar East, Paschim Vihar West, Peera Garhi, Udyog Nagar, Surajmal Stadium, Nangloi, Nangloi Railway station, Rajdhani Park, Mundka, Mundka Industrial Area, Ghevra Metro Station, Tikri Kalan, Tikri Border, Modern Industrial Area, Bus Stand and Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh.

Line 6 (Violet): Kashmere Gate - Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh)

  • Length: 46.34 km
  • Total Stations: 34
  • Depot: Sarita Vihar
  • Stations: Kashmere Gate, Lal Qila, Jama Masjid, Delhi Gate, ITO, Mandi House, Janpath, Central Secretariat, Khan Market, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Jangpura, Lajpat Nagar, Moolchand, Kailash Colony, Nehru Place, Kalkaji Mandir, Govindpuri, Okhla, Jasola, Sarita Vihar, Mohan Estate, Tughlakabad, Badarpur, Sarai, NHPC Chowk, Mewala Maharajpur, Sector-28, Badkal Mor, Old Faridabad, Neelam Chowk Ajronda, Bata Chowk, Escorts Mujesar, Sant Surdas Sihi and Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh).

Line 7 (Pink): Majlis Park - Shiv Vihar

  • Length: 59.24 km
  • Total Stations: 38
  • Depot: Mukundpur, Vinod Nagar
  • Stations: Majlis Park, Azadpur, Shalimar Bagh, Netaji Subhash Place, Shakurpur, Punjabi Bagh West, ESI Hospital, Rajouri Garden, Maya Puri, Naraina Vihar, Delhi Cantt, Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus, Moti Bagh, Bhikaji Cama Place, Sarojini Nagar, INA, South Extension, Lajpat Nagar, Vinobapuri, Ashram, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Mayur Vihar-I, Mayur Vihar pocket 1, Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake, Vinod Nagar East, Vinod Nagar, IP Extension, Anand Vihar, Karkarduma, Krishna Nagar, East Azad Nagar, Welcome, Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Gokul Puri, Johri Enclave and Shiv Vihar.

Line 8 (Magenta): Botanical Garden - Janakpuri West

  • Route Length: 37.46 km
  • Total Stations: 25
  • Depot: Kalindi Kunj
  • Stations: Botanical Garden, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Kalindi Kunj, Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh, Okhla Vihar, Kamia Milia Islamia, Sukhdev Vihar, Okhla NSIC, Kalkaji Mandir, Nehru Enclave, Greater Kailash, Chirag Delhi, Panchsheel Park, Hauz Khas. IIT Delhi, R.K. Puram, Munirka,  Vasant Vihar, Shankar Vihar, Terminal 1 IGI Airport, Sadar Bazar Cantonment, Palam, Dashrath Puri, Dabri Mor and Janakpuri West.

Line 9 (Gray): Dwarka - Najafgarh

  • Length: 4.2 km
  • Total Stations: 3
  • Depot: Najafgarh
  • Stations: Dwarka, Nangli and Najafgarh.

Airport Express Line (Orange): New Delhi - IGI Airport - Dwarka Sec 21

  • Length: 22.91 km
  • Total Stations: 6
  • Depot: Dwarka
  • Operational Stations: New Delhi Station, Shivaji Stadium, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi Aerocity, Airport, Dwarka Sector 21

Future Expansion

Line-7 Extn (Pink): Majlis Park – Maujpur

  • Length: 12.32 km
  • Type: Elevated (12.58 km)
  • Number of Stations: 8
  • Station Names: Burari Crossing, Jagatpur Village, Surghat, Khajuri Khas, Bhajanpura, Yamuna Vihar and Maujpur

Line-8 Extn (Magenta): Janakpuri West – R.K. Ashram 

  • Length: 29.26 km
  • Type: Elevated (21.18 km) & Underground (7.74 km)
  • Number of Stations: 22
  • Station Names: Krishna Park Extn, Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Mangol Puri, West Enclave, Pushpanjali, Deepali Chowk, Madhuban Chowk, Prashant Vihar, North Pitampura, Haiderpur Badli Mor, Bhalaswa, Majlis Park, Azadpur & Ashok Vihar, Derawal Nagar, Rajpura, GG Sabji Mandi, Pulbangash, Sadar Bazar, Nabi Karim and RK Ashram Marg

Line 9 Extn (Gray): Najafgarh - Dhansha Bus Stand

  • Length: 0.99 km
  • Total Stations: 1
  • Depot: Najafgarh
  • Operational Stations: Najafgarh and Dhansa Bus Stand

Line-10 (Silver): Aerocity – Tughlakabad

  • Length: 23.622 km
  • Type: Elevated (4.279 km) & Underground (19.343 km)
  • Depot: Sarita Vihar (shared with Violet Line) & possibly Vasant Kunj
  • Number of Stations: 16
  • Station Names: Aerocity, Mahipalpur, Vasant Kunj, Kishangarh, Chhatarpur, Chhattarpur Mandir, IGNOU, Neb Sarai, Saket G-Block, Ambedkar Nagar, Khanpur, Sangam Vihar, Maa Anandmayee Marg Junction, Tughlakabad Railway Colony (Pul Prahaladpur) and Tughlakabad

Train Maintanance Depot

Phase I - Line 1 ((Red) - Shastri Park (Operational)

Phase I - Line 2 (Yellow) - Khyber Pass, Sultanpur (Operational)

Phase II - Line 3 (Blue) - Najafgarh (Operational)

Phase II - Line 4 (Blue) - Yamuna Bank (Operational)

Phase II - Line 5 (Green) - Mundka (Operational)

Phase II - Line 6 (Viotet) - Sarita Vihar (Operational)

Phase II - Airport Express Line (Orange) - Dwarka Sector 8 (Operational)

Phase III - Line 7 (Pink) - Mukundpur, Vinod Nagar (operational

Phase III - Line 8 (Magenta) - Kalindi Kunj (Operational)

Phase III - Line 9 (Gray) - Najafgarh (Operational)

Phase III - Line 10 (Silver) - Sarita Vihar (Under Construction)

Fares 

for Normal Days

Up to 2 km - ₹10

2-5 km - ₹20 

5-12 km - ₹30

12-21 km - ₹40

21-32 km - ₹50

More than 32 - ₹60

for Holiday's (Sunday & National Holiday's) 

Up to 2 km - ₹10

2-5 km - ₹10 

5-12 km - ₹20

12-21 km - ₹30

21-32 km - ₹40

More than 32 - ₹50

Route Map

Click here to view Delhi Metro Route Map

Key dates

  • 1 October 1998: Construction work started of Delhi Metro Phase I.
  • 24 December 2002: The first Trian was Inaugurated by late Prime Minister of India Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • 25 December 2002: Shahdara - Tis Hazari (Line 1/Phase 1) - 8.35 km
  • 4 October 2003: Tis Hazari - Inderlok (Line 1/Phase 1) - 4.87 km
  • 1 April 2004: Inderlok - Rithala (Line 1/Phase 1) - 8.84 km
  • 20 December 2004: Vishwa Vidyalaya - Kashmere Gate (Line 2/Phase 1) - 4.06 km
  • 3 July 2005: Kashmere Gate - Central Secretariat (Line 2/Phase 1) - 6.62 km
  • 31 December 2005: Dwarka - Barakhamba Road (Line 3/Phase 1) - 22.74  km
  • 1 April 2006: Dwarka - Dwarka Sector 9 (Line 3/Phase  1) - 6.47 km
  • 11 November 2006: Barakhamba Road - Indraprastha (Line 3/Phase 1) - 2.8 km
  • 3 June 2008: Dilshad Garden - Shahdara (Line 1/Phase 2) - 2.86 km
  • 3 February 2009: Vishwavidyalaya - Jahangirpuri (Line 2 /Phase 2) - 6.38 km
  • 10 May 2009: Indraprastha - Yamuna Bank (Line 3/Phase 2) - 2.17 km
  • 13 November 2009: Yamuna Bank - Noida City Centre (Line 3/Phase 2) - 12.85 km
  • 21 June 2010: Millennium City Centre Gurugram(formerly Huda City Centre) - Qutab Minar (Line 2/Phase 2) -15.82 km
  • 26 August 2010: Chhatarpur (Line 2/Phase 2) - 0 km
  • 3 September  2010: Qutab Minar - Central Secretariat (Line 2/Phase 2) - 11.76 km
  • 30 October 2010: Dwarka sector 9 - Dwarka Sector 21 (Line 3/Phase 2) - 2.28 km
  • 27 January 2010: Yamuna Bank - Anand Vihar (Line 4/Phase 2) - 6.25 km
  • 2 April 2010: Inderlok - Mundka (Line 5/Phase 2) - 14.19 km
  • 3 October 2010: Central Secretariat - Sarita Vihar (Line 6/Phase 2) - 15.34 km
  • 14 July 2011: Anand Vihar - Vaishali (Line 4/Phase 2) - 2.26 km
  • 27 August 2011: Ashok Park Main - Kirti Nagar (Line 5/Phase 2) - 3.41 km
  • 14 January 2011: Sarita Vihar - Badarpur Border (Line 6/Phase 2) - 4.82 km
  • 23 February 2011: New Delhi - Dwarka Sector 21 (Airport Express) - 22.91 km
  • 15 August 2011: Dhaula Kuan & Delhi Aerocity (Airport Express) - 0 km
  • 10 November 2015: Jahangirpuri - Samaypur Badli (Line 2/Phase 3) - 4.38 km
  • 06 September 2015: Badarpur Border - Escorts Mujesar (Line 6/Phase 3) - 13.56 km
  • 28 May 2017: Central Secretariat - Kashmere Gate (Line 6/Phase 3) - 9.27 km
  • 25 December 2017: Kalkaji Mandir - Botanical Garden (Line 8/Phase 3) - 12.64 km
  • 24 June 2018: Mundka - Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh (Line 5/Phase 3) - 11.19 km
  • 19 November 2018: Escorts Mujesar - Raja Nahar Singh (Line 6/Phase 3) - 3.35 km
  • 14 March 2018: Majlis Park - Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus (Line 7/Phase 3) - 21.57 km
  • 6 August 2018: Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus - Lajpat Nagar (Line 7/Phase 3) - 8.53 km
  • 31 October 2018: Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake - Shiv Vihar (Line 7/Phase 3) - 17.86 km
  • 31 December 2018: Lajpat Nagar - Mayur Vihar Pocket I (Line 7 /Phase 3) - 9.63 km
  • 29 May 2018: Janakpuri West - Kalkaji Mandir (Line 8/Phase 3) - 24.82 km
  • 9 March 2019: Dilshad Garden - Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) (Line 1/Phase 3) - 9.63 km
  • 9 March 2019: Noida City Centre - Noida Electronic City (Line 3/Phase 3) - 6.8 km
  • 4 October 2019: Dwarka - Najafgarh (Line 9/ phase 3) - 4.3 km
  • 6 August 2021: Mayur Vihar Pocket I - Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake (Line 7/Phase 3) - 1.65 km
  • 18 September 2021: Najafgarh - Dhansa Bus Stand (Line 9/ Phase 3) - 0.89 km
  • 17 September 2023: Dwarka Sector 21 - Yashobhoomi - Dwarka Sector 25 (Airport Express) - 1.878 km

Helpline No. 

155370 

Operator

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited

Bhawan Fire Brigade Lane, Barakhamba Road,

New Delhi - 110001, India

Email: help@dmrc.org

Website: www.delhimetrorail.com 

Phase wise in-depth Information

Delhi Metro Phase 1 | Phase 2 | Phase 3 | Phase 4

 

  




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