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Delhi-Jewar Airport Metro line set for completion by 2025

PW Bureau 

The new metro project, which is expected to cost about Rs 5,708 crore, will have metro stations running from Greater Noida’s Pari Chowk to the Jewar Airport Terminal New Delhi: With the upcoming Delhi-Jewar metro project on track, the Jewar International Airport is on course to getting metro connectivity by 2025. The Delhi-Jewar metro project, which is expected to cost about Rs 5,708 crore, will have 25 metro stations running from Greater Noida’s Pari Chowk to the Jewar Airport Terminal in Greater Noida.

DMRC has submitted detailed project report

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has provided a detailed project report (DPR) of the new metro project to the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), according to a media report. To explore the possibility of funding the metro project, the report will also be sent to the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC). Of the 25 stations, there will be eight stations in the Greater Noida Authority area, while the other 17 stations will come under the Yamuna Authority area.

The metro line will run parallel to Yamuna Expressway

The track length from Pari Chowk to the terminal will be 35.64 km. From Greater Noida’s Knowledge Park 2, the metro track will be elevated on the green belt which runs parallel to Yamuna Expressway, the report said. The metro track will be underground from Jewar’s Nangla Hukum Singh Station. The construction of the metro is expected to cost Rs 5,708 crore, with a capital cost of Rs 4,951 crore. The cost of construction does not include the price of land. The construction of the metro project will begin next year as passenger services will likely begin from 2025, a report submitted by the DMRC said.