Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the 3.2 km-long Escorts Mujesar-Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh) section of Delhi Metro’s Violet Line through a remote control.
The DMRC said the section will be an extension of the Kashmiri Gate-Escorts Mujesar Violet Line. The passenger services on the section will commence at 5 pm Monday onwards. With the inauguration of the section, the Violet Line span has become 46.6 km and the total length of the Delhi Metro network now stands at 317 km.
Ballabhgarh has now become the fourth city in Haryana to get metro connectivity after Gurgaon, Faridabad and Bahadurgarh.
The Raja Nahar Singh Metro station of this section will be integrated with the Ballabhgarh Railway station and the interstate bus terminal of Ballabhgarh directly with a foot over-bridge, which is currently under construction.
All trains, which till now were operating till Escorts Mujesar, will go up to Raja Nahar Singh. A total of 40 trains will be operational on the entire Kashmere Gate – Raja Nahar Singh corridor, the DMRC official said.