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Pink Line's Lajpat Nagar section to open on Monday

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Metro's Lajpat Nagar-Pocket 1 section of is all set to open for public commutation from next week as it has been given all the necessary approvals from the Safety Commissioner, the Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) said on Thursday.

"The of has accorded the mandatory approval for the commencement of passenger operations on the 9.7-km-long Lajpat Nagar-Pocket 1 section of the corridor (Pink Line) of Metro," it said.

The stretch will be inaugurated by of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi on Monday at 11 a.m and will be opened for public same day from 4 p.m.

This would be the last section of the longest of the Metro network, with other sections connecting to and Trilok Puri to Shiv Vihar having opened in three phases over the last one year.

The 59-km Line will encircle most part of the busy Ring Road and will cover almost the entire road connecting localities as disparately situated as Shalimar Bagh, and Sarojini Nagar, in north, east and south of Delhi, respectively.

The stretch due to open next week will have six stations: Lajpat Nagar, Vinobapuri, Ashram, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Mayur Vihar-I and Pocket-I.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, December 27 2018. 21:54 IST
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