Rajiv Chowk metro station

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Rajiv Chowk
राजीव चौक
Delhi Metro station
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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
Owned by Delhi Metro
Line(s)      Blue Line
     Yellow Line
Platforms

Island platform (Yellow Line)
Platform-1 → HUDA City Centre
Platform-2 →Samaypur Badli


Side platform (Blue Line)
Platform-3 → Noida City Centre/Vaishali
Platform-4 →Dwarka Sector 21
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Underground
History
Opened 3 July 2005 (Yellow Line)
31 December 2005 (Blue Line)
Electrified 25 kV 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary
Services
Preceding station   Delhi Metro   Following station
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 every day.[2]

Many businesses and important buildings, restaurants and cinemas are situated just outside the station. The station is constructed below Central Park.

Connaught Place is officially known as Rajiv Chowk, named after former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi.[3] and hence the intersection station is named Rajiv Chowk Metro Station.

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  1. ^ "Station Information". Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  2. ^ "Ridership Information". Times of India. Times of India. 26 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "NEW DELHI RENAMES `BRITISH' SITES TO HONOR THE GANDHIS". DeseretNews.com. Retrieved 2016-03-06. 

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