The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) commissioned 10 extra escalators at 9 metro stations together with two new ones on the Kashmere Gate Metro station, taking the overall tally on the station alone to a report 47 escalators. According to DMRC, the opposite metro stations the place one extra escalator every have been commissioned immediately for passengers are Rithala station on Delhi Metro Red Line and Uttam Nagar (East), Nawada, Rajouri Graden, Shadipur, Yamuna Bank, Subhash Nagar, and R Okay Ashram Marg on the Delhi Metro Blue Line. (Also Read: Tunneling Drive For Delhi Metro’s Janakpuri West-R K Ashram Marg Corridor Started )
The Kashmere Gate state is the one multilayered triple interchange station of the Delhi Metro community that supplies an interchange facility between Line-1 or Delhi Metro Red Line, Line–2 or Delhi Metro Yellow Line, and Line-6 or Delhi Metro Violet Line. With the addition of two extra escalators, it has change into the nation’s solely metro station having a report variety of escalators facilitating handy passenger motion between varied ranges.
According to DMRC, the Kashmere Gate station additionally has the second tallest escalators of the metro community with a peak of 14.5 m, after the Janakpuri (West) station on Magenta Line which has the tallest escalator with a peak of 15.6 m. Besides this, there are six parallel escalators for interchange between the Violet and Red Line and vice-versa, a uncommon engineering feat at a station space the world over’s metro techniques. Delhi Metro can be within the course of of putting in 22 extra escalators at main stations throughout the community together with 5 extra at Kashmere Gate, taking complete variety of escalators at this station to 52. (Also Read: Here’s How To Use National Common Mobility Card On Delhi Metro Airport Express Line )
The different stations are Dilshad Garden, Mansarovar Park, Shahdara, Seelampur, Netaji Subhash Place, Inderlok on the Delhi Metro Red Line, Model Town, Chhatarpur on the Delhi Metro Yellow Line, Rajouri Garden, Tagore Garden, Jhandewalan, Rajender Place, Laxmi Nagar, and Noida Sector-15 on the Delhi Metro Blue Line, in addition to the Ashok Park Main station on the Delhi Metro Green Line.
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The set up and commissioning of those 22 escalators for passenger companies are prone to be accomplished inside the subsequent five-six months. Further, Delhi Metro has additionally deliberate to put in 32 extra escalators at main stations akin to Adarshnagar, Kirti Nagar, Noida Sec-16, Vaishali, Mundka, by March 2022.