Friday, May 10, 2019

Metro line connecting Jewar Airport to Greater Noida to have 25 stations

The metro rail connecting Jewar Airport from Aqua line station in Knowledge Park 2 in Greater Noida will have 25 stations, according to the latest news reports. There shall be 24 stations along the elevated portion and 1 underground station. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, in its presentation given to the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), stated that the entire metro corridor connecting the Jewar Airport via the Knowledge Park 2 will be 35.64 km long. Out of this, 32.27 km will be at the surface level.
The DMRC, in their initial draft report, estimated the time for completion by March 2025. However, YEIDA CEO Arun Vir Singh, asserted that the metro link should be active by 2023, as the airport will also be functional by then.
News has it that the Jewar Airport is meant to be the largest airport in India by area. The airport alone will handle as many as 60 lakh passengers. An aviation hub will also be made close to the airport.
10/05/19 Times Travel
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