Yellow Line (Delhi Metro)

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Fleets of Yellow line made by Bombardier.
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Delhi Metro
Locale Delhi, Gurgaon
Termini Jahangirpuri
HUDA City Centre
Stations 34
Operation
Opening December 20, 2004
Operator(s) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
Character Underground and Elevated
Rolling stock Mitsubishi-ROTEM Broad gauge
Bombardier MOVIA
Technical
Line length 45 kilometers (28 mi)
Track gauge Broad gauge
Electrification 25 kV, 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary
Route map
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The Yellow Line is one of the lines of the Delhi Metro, a rapid transit system in Delhi, India. It consists of 34 metro stations from Jahangirpuri in Delhi to HUDA City Centre in the neighbouring city of Gurgaon. The line with a length of 45 kilometers (28 mi) is mostly underground and has been laid under one of the most congested parts of Delhi. The 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) underground stretch from Vishwa VidyalayaKashmere Gate, the first section of the line was inaugurated on December 20, 2004. It is the 2nd longest metro line on the Delhi Metro network.

The Yellow line has interchanges with the Red, Blue and Violet lines of the Delhi Metro, as well as with the Old Delhi and New Delhi railway stations of the Indian Railways. The Line also connects with the Airport Express Line at New Delhi station. Chawri Bazar is the deepest station of the Delhi Metro network and is situated about 30 metres (98 ft) below ground level and has 18 escalators, the most in any Delhi Metro station.

History[edit]

The following dates represent the dates the section opened to the public, not the private inauguration.

History
Extension date Termini Length Stations
December 20, 2004 Vishwa Vidyalaya Kashmere Gate 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) 4
July 3, 2005 Kashmere Gate Central Secretariat 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) 6
February 4, 2009 Vishwa Vidyalaya Jahangirpuri 6.4 kilometers (4.0 mi) 5
June 21, 2010 HUDA City Centre Qutub Minar 14.5 kilometers (9.0 mi) 9
August 26, 2010 Chhatarpur[1] 1
September 3, 2010 Central Secretariat Qutab Minar[2] 12.53 kilometers (7.79 mi) 9
Total Jahangirpuri HUDA City Centre 45 kilometers (28 mi) 34


Stations[edit]

Delhi Metro Yellow Line
Samaypur Badli
Rohini Sector 18
Outer Ring Road
Badli Mor
Indian Railways
Jahangirpuri
Adarsh Nagar
Ring Road
Azadpur
Model Town
GTB Nagar
Vishwa Vidyalaya
Vidhan Sabha
Civil Lines
ISBT Road
Kashmere GateBus interchange  Red Line 
 Violet Line 
Grand Trunk Road
Chandni ChowkMainline rail interchange
Old Delhi
Railway Station
Chawri Bazar
New DelhiMainline rail interchange
Rajiv ChowkBus interchange  Blue Line 
Patel Chowk
Central SecretariatBus interchange  Violet Line 
Rajpath
Udyog Bhawan
Race Course
Jor Bagh
Ring railway
INA
Ring Road
AIIMS
Green Park
Hauz Khas
Outer Ring Road
Malviya Nagar
Saket
Mehrauli Badarpur Road
Qutub Minar
Chhatarpur
Sultanpur
Ghitorni
Arjan Garh
Delhi
Haryana
border
Guru Dronacharya
Sikandarpur
MG Road
IFFCO Chowk
HUDA City Centre
Stations
# Station Name Opening Connections Layout
English Hindi
1 Samaypur Badli समयपुर बादली None Elevated
2 Rohini Sector 18 रोहिणी सेक्टर 18 None Elevated
3 Badli Mor बादली मोङ None Elevated
4 Jahangirpuri जहांगीरपुरी February 4, 2009 None Elevated
5 Adarsh Nagar आदर्श नगर February 4, 2009 None Elevated
6 Azadpur आजादपुर February 4, 2009 None Elevated
7 Model Town मॉडल टाउन February 4, 2009 None Elevated
8 GTB Nagar गुरु तेग बहादुर नगर February 4, 2009 None Underground
9 Vishwa Vidyalaya विश्व विद्यालय December 20, 2004 None Underground
10 Vidhan Sabha विधान सभा December 20, 2004 None Underground
11 Civil Lines सिविल लाइंस December 20, 2004 None Underground
12 Kashmere Gate कश्मीरी गेट December 20, 2004      Red Line, Kashmere Gate ISBT Underground
13 Chandni Chowk चाँदनी चौक July 3, 2005 Old Delhi station (Indian Railways) Underground
14 Chawri Bazar चावड़ी बाजार July 3, 2005 None Underground
15 New Delhi नई दिल्ली July 3, 2005      Airport Express,
New Delhi station (Indian Railways)
Underground
16 Rajiv Chowk राजीव चौक July 3, 2005      Blue Line Underground
17 Patel Chowk पटेल चौक July 3, 2005 None Underground
18 Central Secretariat केंद्रीय सचिवालय July 3, 2005      Violet Line Underground
19 Udyog Bhawan उद्योग भवन September 3, 2010 None Underground
20 Race Course रेस कोर्स September 3, 2010 None Underground
21 Jor Bagh जोर बाघ September 3, 2010 None Underground
22 INA आईएनऐ September 3, 2010 None Underground
23 AIIMS एम्स September 3, 2010 None Underground
24 Green Park ग्रीन पार्क September 3, 2010 None Underground
25 Hauz Khas हौज़ खास September 3, 2010 None Underground
26 Malviya Nagar मालवीय नगर September 3, 2010 None Underground
27 Saket साकेत September 3, 2010 None Underground
28 Qutub Minar क़ुतुब मीनार June 21, 2010 None Elevated
29 Chhatarpur छत्तरपुर August 26, 2010 None Elevated
30 Sultanpur सुल्तानपुर June 21, 2010 None Elevated
31 Ghitorni घितोर्नी June 21, 2010 None Elevated
32 Arjan Garh अर्जन गढ़ June 21, 2010 None Elevated
33 Guru Dronacharya गुरु द्रोणाचार्य June 21, 2010 None Elevated
34 Sikandarpur सिकंदरपुर June 21, 2010 Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon
Elevated
35 MG Road एम जी रोड June 21, 2010 None Elevated
36 IFFCO Chowk इफ्फको चौक June 21, 2010 None Elevated
37 HUDA City Centre हुडा सिटी सेंटर June 21, 2010 None Elevated

Phase III extension[edit]

Under Phase III, the Yellow Line is expected to be extended further north from Jahangirpuri station by 4.48 km. Two addition stations will be built to extend the line to Badli. By 2018-2019, the whole line will extend from Narela in rural Delhi to Manesar via Sohna Road in Gurgaon, Haryana. The stations on this extension are expected to be:
1) Badli Mor
2) Rohini Sector 18
3) Samaypur Badli[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chattarpur station to open today". The Times of India. 2010-08-26. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 
  2. ^ "Metro to bridge Delhi-Gurgaon divide today". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2010-09-03. Retrieved 2010-09-03. 
  3. ^ "This is how Metro is coming to your doorstep". The Times Of India. March 31, 2011. 

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