Infrastructure

Haryana Government Approves Metro Connectivity Between Faridabad And Palwal

Amit Mishra

Jun 26, 2023, 12:28 PM | Updated 12:34 PM IST


Violet Line of Delhi Metro.
Violet Line of Delhi Metro.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday (25 June) announced that his government has given approval for Metro connectivity from Faridabad’s Ballabgarh to Palwal.

The declaration was made by the CM who was addressing Gauravshali Bharat Rally at Gajpuri village in Palwal on Sunday (25 June). The aim of the project is to improve the development of the area and ensure better connectivity.

The satellite city of Faridabad is the fourth NCR (National Capital Region) town to be connected to the Metro after Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad. The Violet Line runs between Kashmere Gate in Delhi and Ballabgarh in Haryana connects Faridabad with the national capital.

Khattar expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the metro and National Highways projects in Haryana.

He also mentioned that the construction of Jewar Airport and the Mumbai Expressway passing through the districts of Palwal and Faridabad will further improve development in the area.

The advent of major state highways has already led to unprecedented development in these regions.

Faridabad-Gurugram Metro

The Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Limited (HMRTC) is currently considering a Metro link between Faridabad and Gurugram via a “double decker viaduct” in arrangement with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

The proposed 30.8 km long alignment will run from Gurugram’s Sector 45 to Bata Chowk on the Badarpur-Escort Mujesar Metro corridor in Faridabad.

A double decker viaduct is a three-tier transportation solution with the Metro rail at the top, highway flyover at the middle level and the existing road at ground level.

The project was announced during the 51st meeting of the HMRTC board in February 2023 and is currently with the State government for approval.


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