New Delhi: Delhi Metro will open up its Najafgarh - Dhansa Bus Stand extension of Grey Line and the Trilokpuri section of Pink Line between the Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake stations, for the commuters on August 6. These two sections of the Delhi Metro will be inaugurated by the Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) Hardeep Singh Puri and the Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal on coming Friday via video conferencing, Delhi Metro said in an official statement issued Monday.
“While the inaugural function will be held online in the morning, passenger services will commence on the same day at 3 pm on both the sections,” Delhi Metro added.
Approximately one kilometer (891 meters) long Najafgarh - Dhansa Bus Stand section will take the Metro further into the interior areas of Najafgarh. The Trilokpuri section will connect the entire 59 kilometers long Pink Line and will connect important landmarks of the city such as the Anand Vihar Railway station, Anand Vihar ISBT, Nizamuddin Railway station, markets in South Extension, INA, Lajpat Nagar, etc.
With the opening of these sections, the Delhi Metro network will become 390 kilometers long with 286-metro stations.
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