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Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir metro section gets approval to start passenger services

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The for metro rail safety has given the mandatory approval to start on the 25.6-km-long section between West and Kalkaji Mandir, which will soon be thrown open for public, an said today.

"The for metro rail safety has given the mandatory approval for the start of passenger operations for West-Kalkaji Mandir, subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions and stipulations," a Metro Rail Corporation said.

The section has 16 stations, including two inter-change stations Hauz Khas (with Yellow Line) and West (with Blue Line).

The would reduce the between west and south Delhi, Gurugram, and considerably. For instance, travelling between Hauz Khas and Janakpuri West at present requires an inter-change from that takes nearly 55 minutes, but after the opening of the the journey would take less than 30 minutes.

"The exact date of opening of this corridor will be intimated after compliance of the same by DMRC," the added.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 17:00 IST