Chawri Bazar metro station

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Chawri Bazar
Delhi Metro station
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LocationAjmere Gate Road, Chawri Bazar, Hauz Qazi, Old Delhi, 110006
Coordinates28°38′58″N 77°13′34″E / 28.649564°N 77.226226°E / 28.649564; 77.226226Coordinates: 28°38′58″N 77°13′34″E / 28.649564°N 77.226226°E / 28.649564; 77.226226
Owned byDelhi Metro
Line(s)  Yellow Line
PlatformsIsland platform Platform-1 → HUDA City Centre
Platform-2 →Samaypur Badli
Structure typeUnderground
Depth30 metres (98 ft)
Platform levels3
Disabled accessYes Disabled access
Other information
Station codeCWBR
OpenedJuly 3, 2005; 15 years ago (2005-07-03)
Electrified25 kV 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary
Jan 2015939,508
30,307 Daily Average [1]
Preceding station   Delhi Metro   Following station
Yellow Line
Chawri Bazar is located in Delhi
Chawri Bazar
Chawri Bazar
Location within Delhi

Chawri Bazar 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.[2][3]

The station[edit]

Chawri Bazar is the second-deepest metro station after Hauz Khas, Magenta Line (Delhi Metro) of the Delhi Metro network and is situated about 30 metres (98 ft) below ground level.[4][5] 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.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent, Ticket/token, shops
P Southbound Platform 1 → Toward HUDA City Centre
Island platform, doors will open on the right Disabled access
Northbound Platform 2 Toward ← Samaypur Badli

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Daily Ridership Jan-2015" (PDF). DMRC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 January 2017.
  2. ^ "New Delhi gets its brand new Metro". The Hindu. 3 July 2005. Archived from the original on 7 July 2007. Retrieved 27 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Delhi Metro goes underground". The Times of India. 2 July 2005. Retrieved 27 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Metro creating a marvel in Walled City". The Hindu. 8 January 2004. Archived from the original on 11 July 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2010.
  5. ^ "Technological marvel set to unfold on July 2". The Hindu. 29 June 2005. Archived from the original on 12 November 2007. Retrieved 27 September 2010.

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