Delhi Monorail

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Delhi Monorail
दिल्ली मोनोरेल
Overview
Locale New Delhi, India
Transit type straddle-beam Monorail
Number of lines 6 (proposed)
Technical
System length approx. 90 kilometres (56 mi)

The Delhi Monorail is a proposed monorail system for the city of New Delhi.

Lines[edit]

The first proposed line in which work has been planned to start in mid-2013 will be

It is planned to complete by 2017 and wiil cost government Rs.2235 crores.It is expected to connect densely popualated Delhi areas where Metro could not reach.It will connect 3 Metro Lines: Red line (Dilshad Garden to Rithala) at Shastri Park .Blue Line (Anand Vihar to Dwarka Line) at Nirman Vihar and proposed Mukundpur to Yamuna Vihar at TriLokPuri. It will start in East New Delhi by end of 2017.

[1][2] There are three lines proposed in phase I are as follows:[3]

Total length of Phase I would be 47.8 km.

Other Lines[edit]

Other lines which are being proposed in addition to Phase I are:[4]

Status[edit]

Only the Feasibility study has been completed for Phase-I corridor(s), till date and the project have came to a halt for now.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Economic Times :Delhi’s first monorail project put on track". economictimes.indiatimes.com. 2013-01-17. Retrieved 2013-01-17. 
  2. ^ "The Economic Times :Work on monorail project to start next month". economictimes.indiatimes.com. 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-17. 
  3. ^ Sujay Mehdudia (2010-01-21). "The Hindu : Cities / Delhi : Delhi likely to get monorail". Beta.thehindu.com. Retrieved 2010-08-11. 
  4. ^ Megha Suri, TNN, 21 February 2008, 07:56pm IST (2008-02-21). "Monorail to hit Delhi streets by 2010 - Delhi - City - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2010-08-11.