Delhi Metro’s longest corridor, Pink Line — which connects all existing corridors — was split into two because of a land issue between Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilokpuri station. After a long drawn out battle, with residents who were to be relocated raising various objections, the issue has finally been resolved.
DMRC is in the process of getting additional land which will facilitate construction of quarters for all the affected families, clearing the way for building a 255-metre long viaduct and making the entire line operational.
The 58.6-km line, from Majlis Park in the north and Shiv Vihar in north-east, is like a loop. The stalemate at Trilokpuri’s Block 15, prevented DMRC from constructing a crucial stretch. So, it was decided that one section would function from Majlis Park to Mayur Vihar Pocket 1, with trains reversing from this spot, and the other from Shiv Vihar to Trilokpuri station, with the train reversing in the other direction. There was a gap of 1.5 km in between. Read More