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Mundka - Bahadurgarh Strech Of Delhi Metro Green Line To Be Operational From Sunday

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| June 23 , 2018 , 13:17 IST

The extended phase of the Green Line of the Delhi Metro will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi most likely on Sunday. As per reports PM will inaugurate the extension via video conferencing. 

The Green line which was previously from Mundka to Kirti Nagar/Inderlok will now be extended to Bahadurgarh. The 11.18 km extension of this route would now provide the commuters with access to Haryana.

The Green Line was opened in two stages, with the 15.1 km Inderlok - Mundka section opened on April 3rd 2010 and the 3.5 km Kirti Nagar - Ashok Park Main branch line that commenced operations on August 27, 2011. The Green Line route is shorter than other lines, it serves as a lifeline for Delhiites transiting to and fro from the Red and Blue Lines of DMRC. It covers major commercial and residential areas like Punjabi Bagh, Paschim Vihar, Nangloi and Mundka.

The new corridor in total has 7 elevated stations, out of which 4 are in Delhi and three in Haryana. These are Mundka industrial Area, Ghevra, Tikri Kalan, Tikri Border (Delhi) and Modern Industrial Estate, Bus Stand, and City Park (Haryana).

Once the corridor is operational, the entire Inderlok-Bahadurgarh section will become 26.33 km long.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the new corridor on Sunday. He is likely to launch the new phase through video conferencing while Union Minister for Urban Development Hardeep Puri and Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar will participate in the inaugural ceremony in the Haryana part of the section.