• 14 Jun, 2024

Metro Network in Delhi

Metro Network in Delhi

Delhi Metro is a mass travel framework serving Delhi and different urban communities in the National Capital Region. The framework contains very nearly 350 km of tracks at ground level, over the ground as well as underground. Its 254 stations record a day to day footfall of around 47lakh (4.7 million). Delhi Metro was underlying three stages, wherein the initial two stages comprised of spiral lines and the third stage comprised of a roundabout and a semi-roundabout line. The trains venture out at up to 80 km/h, halting at each station for 20 seconds. The trains, including 4, 6 or 8 mentors, have a recurrence of 1-4 minutes during top hours and 5-10 minutes during non-top hours. While certain lines utilize expansive check (1676 mm) tracks, others utilize standard-measure (1435 mm) tracks.

Delhi Metro Lines: Detailed Network Overview

Metro LineLength (Km)StationsStarting Point – End Point
Red34.629Shaheed Sthal – Rithala
Yellow49.337Samaypur Badli – HUDA City Centre
Blue56.650Dwarka Sector 21Noida – Electronic City
Blue8.78Yamuna Bank – Vaishali
Inderlok t Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh
Ashok Park Main – Kirti Nagar
Violet46.634Kashmere Gate – Raja Nahar Singh (Faridabad)
Orange (Airport Express)22.76Dwarka Sector 21 – NewDelhi Railway Station
Pink57.538Majlis Park – Shiv Vihar
Magenta37.425Botanical Garden – Janakpuri West
Grey4.33Dwarka – Najafgarh

Red Line (Line 1):  Rithala to Shaheed Sthal (Ghaziabad ISBT)


Delhi metro red line was the primary Delhi metro line to be dispatched. It runs from Rithala to Shaheed Sthal in Ghaziabad. A sum of 29 stations are covered by the Red Line of Delhi Metro. The red line of Delhi Metro has exchange stations, at Kashmere Gate metro station with the Yellow Line and Violet Line, with the Green Line at Inderlok and with the Pink Line at Netaji Subhash Place and Welcome.

Yellow Line (Line 2):  Samaypur Badli to Huda City Centre in Gurgaon


The Yellow Line of Delhi metro associates Samaypur Badli in Delhi to the Huda City Center in Gurgaon, Haryana. Strangely, Yellow Line is the primary Delhi metro line that has supplanted all the four mentor trains with six or eight arrangement ones. Trading focuses are accessible with the Red Line at Kashmere Gate, Airport Express Line at New Delhi, Blue Line at Rajiv Chowk, Magenta metro Line at Hauz Khas, Violet metro Line at Kashmere Gate and Central Secretariat, Rapid Metro Gurgaon at Sikandarpur, Pink Line at Azadpur and INA, and with the Indian Railways network at Chandni Chowk and New Delhi

Blue Line(Line 3 & Line 4) : Noida Electronic City to Dwarka Sector 21 (Line 3) and Vaishali to Yamuna Bank (Line 4)


The Blue Line was the third line of the Metro to be opened, and the first to connect areas outside Delhi. Partly overhead and partly underground, it connects Dwarka in the west with the satellite city of Noida in the east, covering a distance of 50.56 Km.

Green Line(Line 5):  Inderlok to Brigadier Hoshiar Singh Station


Opened in 2010, the Green Line was the first standard-gauge corridor of the Delhi Metro. The length of the complete line is 18.46 Km. An interchange with the Red line is available at Inderlok station via an integrated concourse. This line also has the country's first standard gauge maintenance depot at Mundka. One branch of Green Line connects Ashok Park main station with Kirti Nagar on Blue Line. A completely elevated line, the green line runs along National Highway 9.

Orange Line (Line 6 Airport Line ) - New Delhi Railway Station to Dwarka Sector 21


Delhi Metro Airport Line is one of its sort metro courses interfacing the rail route station of New Delhi with the International Airport. It has altogether contributed towards decreasing the movement time between two significant network hubs. Prior worked by a holding organization of Reliance Infrastructure, Airport Line is being controlled by DMRC from June 2013. It furnishes consistent network with the Indira Gandhi International Airport of New Delhi.

Pink Line (Line 7) - Majlis Park to Shiv Vihar


The Pink Line of Delhi Metro is the longest Metro Line of Delhi Metro. Earlier, the Blue Line was the longest line. It is also known as the Ring Road line as it passes mostly along the busy ring road of Delhi.

Magenta Line (Line 8) : Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden (Noida)


Magenta line of Delhi metro runs from Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden station in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Strangely, it is the first driverless metro line in Quite a while, and dissimilar to the Airport line metro, it serves the Terminal 1 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport straightforwardly.

Grey Line (Line 9) : Dwarka to Dhansa Bus Stand


The Grey line of Delhi Metro is the latest addition to the Delhi Metro network. Interestingly, it is the shortest metro line in the entire Delhi metro system. It comprises only four stations viz Dwarka, Nangali, Najafgarh and Dhansa Bus stand.