Rajiv Chowk metro station

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Rajiv Chowk
राजीव चौक
Delhi Metro station
Rajiv Chowk Metro Station on the blueline
Station statistics
Coordinates 28°37′58″N 77°13′11″E / 28.632846°N 77.219639°E / 28.632846; 77.219639Coordinates: 28°37′58″N 77°13′11″E / 28.632846°N 77.219639°E / 28.632846; 77.219639
Line(s)      Blue Line
     Yellow Line
Structure type Underground
Platforms Island (Yellow Line)
Side (Blue Line)
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened July 3, 2005 (Yellow Line)
December 31, 2005 (Blue Line)
Services
Preceding station   Delhi Metro   Following station
toward Jahangirpuri
Yellow Line
Blue Line

The Rajiv Chowk (Hindi: राजीव चौक) is a Delhi Metro station in Delhi, on the Blue and Yellow Lines. It is a transfer station between the Blue Line on the upper level and the Yellow Line on the lower level.[1]

It is one of the busiest stations on the network, serving Connaught Place in the heart of Delhi. It handles 5 lakh passengers everyday.[2]

Many businesses and important buildings, restaurants and cinemas are situated just outside the station. There is a Nirula's store inside the station. There are two Cafe Coffee Day restaurants on either side inside the station(Which are open at 5:30 in the morning). Delhiites, especially the older ones, often refer to the station as CP. Above the station is the beautiful central park.

The station has been named after Rajiv Gandhi[citation needed].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information". Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  2. ^ "Ridership Information". Times of India. Times of India. 26-06-14.