There will also be a 100 metre subway to connect the existing station at Tughlakabad to the new interchange station.
New Delhi: The work of the new Silver Line of Delhi Metro will start this year. This line of DMRC is special in many ways. Tughlakabad Metro station will serve as an interchange station on this line. This line, which will be ready in the year 2025, will be connected to the Violet Line (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh).
The Tughlakabad interchange station to be built on the Silver Line route of Delhi Metro will be of level 4. The first level will be the roof level. From here there will be a greenery area and entry building along with entry in the station. On the second level, the entire area of the station will be reserved for parking only. 200 cars can be parked in this underground parking. It will be accessible through lifts, stairs and escalators to both Violet and Silver Line stations.
Tughlakabad will be the second such interchange station of Delhi Metro, where there will be underground facility. Before this, there will be an underground parking facility at Dhansa bus stand on the grey line (Najafgarh-Dhansa bus stand). There will also be a 100 metre subway to connect the existing station at Tughlakabad to the new interchange station.
Delhi Metro's new transport hub will be available by 2025
The new transport hub in the form of Delhi Metro's Tughlakabad interchange station in Rajdhani will be available by 2025. A Delhi Metro Rail Corporation spokesperson said that the construction of the underground section of the 23.6 km long Silver Line will start this year. The spokesman said that the tenders have been awarded this month after necessary approval from Japan's international agency.
There will be 15 stations on Metro Silver Line
There are 15 stations on the Silver Line of Delhi Metro. The Aerocity-Tughlakabad corridor will have four elevated stations and 11 underground stations. The existing station at Tughlakabad is elevated and the new station will be underground. Aerocity, Chattarpur and Saket will have G Block interchange stations on this corridor. The newly built Tughlakabad interchange station will also connect the existing Sarita Vihar depot through a tunnel.
Travellers from remote areas will benefit
After the opening of this new line, commuters from far-flung areas in Haryana's Faridabad will save time by landing at Tughlakabad Interchange. Also, the benefit of direct connection to the domestic airport will be available. At present, passengers on the Violet Line have to go to the Central Secretariat. After this, they reach the Domestic and International Airport Terminals via the Airport Express Line. This journey takes about one and a half hours.