Yellow Line (Delhi Metro)

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Yellow Line (Line 2)
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Fleets of Yellow line trains are made by Bombardier. Here, an eight-coach train leaves from Patel Chawk Metro Station.
Overview
TypeRapid transit
SystemDelhi Metro
LocaleDelhi, Gurgaon
TerminiSamaypur Badli
HUDA City Centre
Stations37
Operation
Opened20 December 2004
Operator(s)Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
CharacterUnderground and Elevated
Rolling stockMitsubishi-ROTEM
Bombardier MOVIA
Technical
Line length48.8 kilometers (30.3 mi)
Track gaugeBroad gauge
Electrification25 kV, 50 Hz AC Overhead catenary
Route map
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The Yellow Line (Line 2) is a metro rail line of the Delhi Metro, a rapid transit system in Delhi, India. It consists of 37 metro stations from Samaypur Badli in Delhi to HUDA City Centre in the neighbouring city of Gurgaon. The line with a length of 48.8 kilometers (30.3 mi) is mostly underground and has been laid under one of the most congested parts of Delhi. The 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) stretch from Vishwa VidyalayaKashmere Gate, constructed by Kumagai-Skanska-HCC-Itochu Joint Venture (KSHI-JV)[1] is the first section of the underground Delhi Metro line which was opened to public on 20 December 2004. KSHI-JV is a joint venture between Kumagai Gumi, Skanska, Hindustan Construction Company & Itochu.

It is the 3rd longest metro line on the Delhi Metro network. This line covers Outer Delhi, North Delhi, through Central Delhi and South Delhi and finally Gurgaon. The Yellow line has interchanges with the Red, Blue, Violet, Pink and Magenta 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 metro station is the second deepest station of the Delhi Metro network and is situated about 30 metres (98 ft) below ground level and has 18 escalators.

History[edit]

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

History
Extension date Termini Length Stations
20 December 2004 Vishwa Vidyalaya Kashmere Gate 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) 4
3 July 2005 Kashmere Gate Central Secretariat 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) 6
4 February 2009 Vishwa Vidyalaya Jahangirpuri 6.4 kilometers (4.0 mi) 5
21 June 2010 HUDA City Centre Qutub Minar 14.5 kilometers (9.0 mi) 9
26 August 2010 Chhatarpur[2] 1
3 September 2010 Central Secretariat Qutub Minar[3] 12.53 kilometers (7.79 mi) 9
10 November 2015 Jahangirpuri Samaypur Badli[4] 4.37 kilometers (2.72 mi) 3
Total Samaypur Badli HUDA City Centre 48.8 kilometers (30.3 mi) 37

Stations[edit]

Delhi Metro Line 2

Delhi Metro Yellow Line
Samaypur Badli
Rohini Sector 18, 19
Outer Ring Road
Haiderpur
Jahangirpuri
Adarsh Nagar
Ring Road
Azadpur
Model Town
GTB Nagar
Vishwa Vidyalaya
Vidhan Sabha
Delhi Civil Lines
ISBT Road
Kashmere Gate
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Chandni Chowk
Chawri Bazar
New Delhi Mainline rail interchange
Rajiv Chowk
Patel Chowk
Central Secretariat
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
Qutab Minar
Chhatarpur
Sultanpur
Ghitorni
Arjan Garh
Delhi
Haryana
border
Guru Dronacharya
Sikandarpur
MG Road
IFFCO Chowk
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HUDA City Centre
Yellow Line
# Station Name Phase Opening Interchange Connenction Station Layout Depot Connection Depot Layout
English Hindi
2 DSIDC Industrial Area डीएसआईडीसी औद्योगिक क्षेत्र 42025 ElevatedNoneNone
3 Shahpur Garhi शाहपुर गढ़ी 42025 ElevatedNoneNone
4 Budhpur बुद्धपुर 42025 ElevatedNoneNone
5 Siraspur सिरसपुर 3 2019 None At Grade None None
6 Samaypur Badli समयपुर बादली 3 10 November 2015 Elevated None None
7 Rohini Sector 18, 19 रोहिणी सेक्टर 18, 19 3 10 November 2015 Elevated None None
8 Haiderpur Badli Mor हैदरपुर बादली मोड़ 3 10 November 2015  Magenta Line 

(Phase 4 | Under Construction)

Elevated None None
9 Jahangirpuri जहाँगीरपुरी 2 4 February 2009 Elevated None None
10 Adarsh Nagar आदर्श नगर 2 4 February 2009 Elevated None None
11 Azadpur आज़ादपुर 2 4 February 2009  Pink Line   Magenta Line 

(Phase 4 | Under Construction)

Elevated None None
12 Model Town मॉडल टाउन 2 4 February 2009 None Underground None None
13 GTB Nagar गुरु तेग बहादुर नगर 2 4 February 2009 None Underground None None
14 Vishwa Vidyalaya विश्व विद्यालय 1 20 December 2004 None Underground Vishwa Vidyalaya

Khyber Pass Depot

At Grade
15 Vidhan Sabha विधान सभा 1 20 December 2004 None Underground None None
16 Civil Lines सिविल लाइन्स 1 20 December 2004 None Underground None None
17 Kashmere Gate कश्मीरी गेट 1 20 December 2004  Red Line   Violet Line  Underground None None
18 Chandni Chowk चाँदनी चौक 1 3 July 2005 None Underground None None
19 Chawri Bazar चावड़ी बाजार 1 3 July 2005 None Underground None None
20 New Delhi नई दिल्ली 1 3 July 2005  Orange Line  Underground None None
21 Rajiv Chowk राजीव चौक 1 3 July 2005  Blue Line  Underground None None
22 Patel Chowk पटेल चौक 1 3 July 2005 None Underground None None
23 Central Secretariat केन्द्रीय सचिवालय 1 3 July 2005  Violet Line  Underground None None
24 Udyog Bhawan उद्योग भवन 2 3 September 2010 None Underground None None
25 Lok Kalyan Marg लोक कल्याण मार्ग 2 3 September 2010 None Underground None None
26 Jor Bagh जोर बाग़ 2 3 September 2010 None Underground None None
27 Delhi Haat INA दिल्ली हाट आईएनए 2 3 September 2010  Pink Line  Underground None None
28 AIIMS एम्स 2 3 September 2010 None Underground None None
29 Green Park ग्रीन पार्क 2 3 September 2010 None Underground None None
30 Hauz Khas हौज़ खास 2 3 September 2010  Magenta Line  Underground None None
31 Malviya Nagar मालवीय नगर 2 3 September 2010 None Underground None None
32 Saket साकेत 2 3 September 2010 None Underground None None
33 Qutub Minar क़ुतुब मीनार 2 21 June 2010 None Elevated None None
34 Chhatarpur छत्तरपुर 2 26 August 2010 None Elevated None None
35 Sultanpur सुल्तानपुर 2 21 June 2010 None Elevated Sultanpur Depot At Grade
36 Ghitorni घिटोरनी 2 21 June 2010 None Elevated None None
37 Arjan Garh अर्जन गढ़ 2 21 June 2010 None Elevated None None
38 Guru Dronacharya गुरु द्रोणाचार्य 2 21 June 2010 None Elevated None None
39 Sikandarpur सिकन्दरपुर 2 21 June 2010  Rapid Metro  Elevated None None
40 MG Road एम जी रोड 2 21 June 2010 None Elevated None None
41 IFFCO Chowk इफ़्को चौक 2 21 June 2010 None Elevated None None
42 HUDA City Centre हुडा सिटी सैंटर 2 21 June 2010 None Elevated None None
43 South City 1 साउथ सिटी 1 4 2025 None Elevated None None
44 Unitech Cyber Park यूनिटेक साइबर पार्क 4 2025 None Elevated None None
45 Bhaktawar Chowk भक्तवर चौक 4 2025 None Elevated None None
46 Subhash Chowk सुभाष चौंक 4 2025 None Elevated None None
47 Rajiv Chowk Gurugram राजीव चौक गुरुग्राम 4 2025 None Elevated None None
48 Old Gurgaon पुराना गुड़गांव 4 2025 None Elevated None None
49 Gurgaon Railway Station गुड़गांव रेलवे स्टेशन 4 2025 None Elevated None None
50 Daulatabad Chowk दौलताबाद चौक 4 2025 None Elevated None None
51 New Palam Vihar न्यू पालम विहार 4 2025 None Elevated None None
52 Palam Vihar पालम विहार 4 2025 None Elevated None None
53 Dwarka Sector 25 ECC द्वारका सेक्टर 25 ईसीसी 4 2025 None Elevated None None
54 Dwarka Sector 21 द्वारका सेक्टर 21 4 2025 None Elevated None None
55 Bijwasan बिजवासन 4 2025 None Elevated None None
56 Kapashera Border कापसहेड़ा बॉर्डर 4 2025 None Elevated None None
57 Udyog Vihar उद्योग विहार 4 2025 None Elevated None None
58 Cyber City साइबर सिटी 4 2025  Rapid Metro 

(Phase 4 | Under Construction)

Elevated None None

Train Info[edit]

# Yellow Line
1 Rakes Mitsubishi Hyundai Rotem BEML Bombardier
2 Train Length 8
3 Train Gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Indian gauge
4 Electrification 25 kV, 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary

OHE

5 Train's Maximum Speed 100 Km/hr
6 Train Operation Delhi Metro

* Towards → Samaypur Badli[edit]

The First Car In The Moving Direction Of Train Is Reserved For Ladies. Male Passengers Are Requested Not To Board The Coach Reserved For Ladies. Doing This Is A Punishable Offence !

North Bound Towards → Samaypur Badli
Yellow Line
General Class Reserved For Ladies
General Coaches First Coach

* Towards ← HUDA City Centre[edit]

The First Car In The Moving Direction Of Train Is Reserved For Ladies. Male Passengers Are Requested Not To Board The Coach Reserved For Ladies. Doing This Is A Punishable Offence !

South Bound Towards ← HUDA City Centre
Yellow Line
Reserved For Ladies General Class
First Coach General Coaches

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.delhimetrorail.com/major-contractors.aspx Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Chattarpur station to open today". The Times of India. 26 August 2010. Retrieved 26 August 2010.
  3. ^ "Metro to bridge Delhi-Gurgaon divide today". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 3 September 2010. Retrieved 3 September 2010.
  4. ^ "The Jahangirpuri- Samaypur Badli section (Extension of Line-2)". Delhi Metro. Retrieved 9 November 2015.

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