Delhi Metro To Become World’s 3rd Largest Network

by Yashasvi Shaktawat
Delhi Metro To Become World’s 3rd Largest Network

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After the completion of the Delhi Metro Phase 4 project, the Delhi Metro will jump to top 3rd position for being the larget network in the world.

What Is It?

The much-awaited 103.93 km six-corridor Delhi Metro Phase 4 project was cleared by Delhi government which will ease off commuting for many travellers in Delhi. With a total length of approximately 453.58 km, it will overtake New York (380.2km), Nanjing in China (378 km), Seoul (340.4 km), Moscow (381 km), Guangzhou, China (391.8 km), and London (402 km). Currently, Shanghai and Beijing are first and second respectively with the total length of 644 km and 599.44 km respectively.

What Else?

The Delhi government will provide Rs 9,707 crore for phase 4 during the next five years. Out of six corridors, it will have three elevated and underground stations. The DMRC will prepare a Detailed Project Plan (DPR) and other modalities and the city government will provide the entire cost.

The multi-level three corridors will include Rithala-Bawana-Narela, Janakpuri West-RK Puram and Mukundpur-Maujpur.