Delhi Expands Metro System

A new 20-km metro line has just been completed in Delhi, India.

The new line is expected to nearly double the city's metro system ridership.

"Delhi Metro Rail Corp opened the final 5 km elevated section of Line 6 between Sarita Vihar and Badarpur at 08.00 on January 14. The completed route, known as the Violet Line, is 20 km long with 16 stations.

The Line 6 fleet has been increased from 16 to 20 trains, as the inauguration of the three new stations at Mohan Estate, Tughlakabad and Badarpur is expected to increase daily ridership from 125 000 to 225 000."

Full Story: Delhi metro completes Violet Line

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $199
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $14.95 a month
Women's t-shirt with map of Los Angeles

City T-Shirts for the ladies!

Women's Supersoft CityFabric© Fashion Fit Tees. Now available in six different cities.
$24.00
Book cover of the Guide to Graduate Planning Programs 2012

Thinking about Grad School?

You need the essential resource for prospective planning students
Starting at $24.95