Process to start work on Metro extension towards Dwarka Expressway expedited

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Posted: Feb 20, 2019
By City Spidey

The process to link the Huda City Centre station to Sector 23 has been expedited with submission of the detailed project report (DPR) of Gurgaon Metro route to the Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation (HMRTC).

As per a report in TOI, the project report has been prepared by RITES. The project was discussed in a meeting between officials of GMDA, HMRTC and RITES on Friday.

A senior official said, “The report was submitted to the HMRTC. Now, it will be sent to the Centre for approval. After the centre’s approval, the work on this will start. In every likelihood, the work will start in this year itself.”

The Metro route, connecting Huda City Centre to Sector 23, will pass through the stations such as Subhash Chowk, Hero Honda Chowk, Dwarka Expressway near Sector 101 and 104 and sectors 4, 5, 10A, 10, 9 and 9A.

Earlier, it was planned that there will be 19 stations on this Metro route. But, now, the total number of stations has been extended to 22 stations.

The plans for extension of Metro, from Huda City Centre to Sector 23, has come as a big relief for the people in Gurgaon who have been demanding for this for a long time. Particularly, the home buyers, who are living alongside the Dwarka Expressway, are going to get a big relief.

The GMDA and HMRTC will be jointly developing the new Metro route at an estimated cost of Rs 1,785 crore. The prime objective of the project is to decrease the traffic congestion in the city.

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