Chawri Bazar metro station

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Chawri Bazar
चावड़ी बाज़ार
Delhi Metro station
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Location Ajmere Gate Road, Chawri Bazar, Hauz Qazi, Old Delhi, 110006
Coordinates 28°38′58″N 77°13′34″E / 28.649564°N 77.226226°E / 28.649564; 77.226226
Owned by Delhi Metro
Line(s)      Yellow Line
Platforms

Island platform

Platform-1 → HUDA City Centre
Platform-2 →Samaypur Badli
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Underground
Depth 30 metres (98 ft)
Platform levels 3
Disabled access Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
Station code CWBR
History
Opened July 3, 2005; 12 years ago (2005-07-03)
Electrified 25 kV 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary
Traffic
Passengers (Jan 2015) 939,508
30,307 Daily Average [1]
Services
Preceding station   Delhi Metro   Following station
Yellow Line
Location
Chawri Bazaar, Old Delhi

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.[2][3]

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.[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 Handicapped/disabled access
Northbound Platform 2 Toward ← Samaypur Badli

Connections[edit]

See also[edit]

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

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