In a move to reduce cost by 25 to 40 per cent compared to the existing Metro system, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is planning to introduce metrolite system for the remaining three corridors of Delhi Metro Phase-IV project.
Top sources said a high-level meeting was held at the Ministry on September 26 to discuss the adoption of metrolite standards for remaining three corridors of Delhi Metro Phase-IV project, which include Inderlok to Indraprastha, Lajpat Nagar to Saket G Block and Rithala-Bawana-Narela covering 42.28 km. Senior officials of Delhi Metro, DDA and National Highways Authority of India attended the meeting.
Delhi Metro asked DDA to provide population details along the Rithala-Narela corridor and also the estimated population increase in the next 30 years for assessing the traffic projection of the corridor. Also, the DDA was asked to fund the project. Read More
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