Chawri Bazar metro station

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Chawri Bazar
चावड़ी बाज़ार
Delhi Metro station
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Station statistics
Address Chawri Bazaar, Old Delhi
Coordinates 28°38′58″N 77°13′34″E / 28.649564°N 77.226226°E / 28.649564; 77.226226
Line(s)      Yellow Line
Structure type Underground
Depth 30 metres (98 ft)
Platforms Side platform
Other information
Opened 3 July 2005
Services
Preceding station   Delhi Metro   Following station
toward Jahangirpuri
Yellow Line

Chawri Bazar (Hindi: चावड़ी बाज़ार) is an underground station located on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro, a rapid transit system serving Delhi and its satellite cities in the National Capital Region of India. It is located in the Chawri Bazaar locality of Old Delhi and was inaugurated on 3 July 2005 as part of the Kashmere GateCentral Secretariat corridor.[1][2]

The Station[edit]

Chawri Bazar is the deepest station of the Delhi Metro network and is situated about 30 metres (98 ft) below ground level.[3][4] It is located close to the monuments of Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Major stations such as Delhi Junction (Old Delhi) and New Delhi Railway Station of the Indian Railways are located close to Chawri Bazar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Delhi gets its brand new Metro". The Hindu. 2005-07-03. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 
  2. ^ "Delhi Metro goes underground". The Times of India. 2005-07-02. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 
  3. ^ "Metro creating a marvel in Walled City". The Hindu. 2004-01-08. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 
  4. ^ "Technological marvel set to unfold on July 2". The Hindu. 2005-06-29. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 

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