Delhi Metro: Red Line Extension To Ghaziabad’s New Bus Adda, Blue Line Extension To Noida Electronic City Now Open
Delhi Metro: Red Line Extension To Ghaziabad’s New Bus Adda, Blue Line Extension To Noida Electronic City Now OpenSource: @OfficialDMRC/Twitter

The extension of Delhi Metro's Blue Line, the 6.6-km Noida City Centre-Noida Electronic City section was opened to the public on 9 March soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated it, reports NDTV.

"Services began at 4 pm today. The frequency of trains on this new section during peak hours would be 5 minutes and 26 seconds," a senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official was quoted as saying by NDTV.

Services on the 9.63 km long Dilshad Garden-Shaheed Sthal section, an extension of the Delhi Metro's Red Line to Ghaziabad was also opened for public, a day after PM Modi flagged off the section, making the DMRC foray into the interiors of Ghaziabad for the first time.

The entire section is an extension of the 25.09-km Rithala-Dilshad Garden corridor or Red Line, which has 21 stations. With this, the entire Red Line will have 29 stations.

The Rajendra Nagar Metro station has been renamed as Major Mohit Sharma Rajendra Nagar station and the end station New Bus Adda has been renamed as Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda).

The other six stations are - Shaheed Nagar, Raj Bagh, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala and Hindon River.

PM Modi had flagged off the Blue Line extension section via a remote during an event held in Greater Noida on Saturday (9 March).

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