Cabinet may clear Delhi Metro’s Red Line extension connecting Dilshad Garden to Ghaziabad


Cabinet may clear Delhi Metro’s Red Line extension connecting Dilshad Garden to Ghaziabad

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to give its approval on Wednesday for the Delhi Metro’s Red Line extension, officials aware of the development said. The 9.41-km-long corridor, which will connect Dilshad Garden to New Bus Stand in Ghaziabad, has missed several deadlines..

The entirely elevated section comprises eight stations: Shahid Nagar, Raj Bagh, Rajendra Nagar, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala, Hindon River and New Bus Adda.

“The corridor is set to be cleared on Wednesday. The total cost of the line is about Rs1,710 crore, along with a grant by the Centre.

The rolling stock is being provided by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and land has been provided free of cost by the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA), ” a senior official said, requesting anonymity. Read More

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