From Bengaluru To Delhi, Here Are Updates About 3 New Metro Lines Of India

Significant metro construction projects are going on in different cities of India.

by Shreya Ghosh
From Bengaluru To Delhi, Here Are Updates About 3 New Metro Lines Of India

In the last 2 weeks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a long list of significant projects in different parts of India. Spanning several sectors, these developments are part of the metro, railways, and more. Metro routes and services are enhancing exponentially and new lines are coming up in different Indian cities. Let’s take a look at the recent updates of new metro projects in India.

Here’s All You Need To Know About New Metro Lines Of India

1. Karnataka

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It was on March 14 when the Karnataka Cabinet approved the plans for two new metro lines in Bengaluru. Known as a part of Phase 3 of the Namma Metro, it is likely to be operational by 2028. One of the metro lines will connect J P Nagar and Kempapura, covering 32.5 km. And the second one will link Hosahalli and Kadabagere covering 12.5 km.

2. Delhi

Union Minister Anurag Thakur recently announced two new Metro rail corridors in Delhi-NCR. Cabinet has approved the plans for these two corridors upcoming in the national capital. One of the new metro lines will connect Lajpat Nagar and Saket G-Block. Another new link will be Inderlok and Indraprastha. As part of the Delhi Metro Phase-IV, the budget for the construction is ₹8,399 crore. Covering a distance of 8.385 km, the line linking Lajpat Nagar and Saket G-Block will connect the Silver, Magenta, Pink, and Violet lines. Another new metro line will cover 12.377 km and it will be an extended part of the Green Line. It promises seamless travel to Haryana’s Bahadurgarh region.

Also read: Kochi: PM Modi Flags Off Thripunithura Metro Terminal; From Fares To Stations, Here’s All About It

3. Kolkata

Three newly inaugurated metro stretches of Kolkata have just started their services on March 15, 2024. On March 6, PM Modi inaugurated the services at Kavi Subhash, Esplanade, and Majerhat metro stations. On Friday, regular services began between Howrah Maidan and Esplanade Green Line (Green Line), Kavi Subhash and Hemanta Mukhopadhyay (Orange Line), and Joka and Majerhat (Purple Line).

Also read: PM Modi Inaugurates India’s First-Ever Underwater Metro Service In Kolkata; Pics & Videos Inside

Significant construction projects are taking place in different cities’ metro lines. These are some new metro line projects you need to know about.

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