[Pics] Inside Delhi Metro’s New Magenta Line’s Tunnels Between Janakpuri & Botanical Garden

Here are some images of the new tunnels constructed for the Delhi Metro’s Phase 3 project. The tunnels in the following images show different sections of the 38.24 km Magenta line which will connect Janakpuri West with Botanical Garden in Noida. You can use this official DMRC map to see the location of the areas mentioned in the captions below.

Between Palam and Saddar Bazaar - Photo Copyright: Sandeep Mondal

Between Palam and Saddar Bazaar – Photo Copyright: Sandeep Mondal

Chirag Delhi station on the Magenta line - Photo Copyright: Suraj Niroula

Chirag Delhi station – Photo Copyright: Suraj Niroula

Between Munirka & RK Puram stations - Photo Copyright: Mandeep Manhas Lucky

Between Munirka & RK Puram stations – Photo Copyright: Mandeep Manhas Lucky

Munirka station - Photo Copyright: Mandeep Manhas Lucky

Munirka station – Photo Copyright: Mandeep Manhas Lucky

Tunneling work on this line is largely complete. Only a couple more breakthroughs by different contractors at Vasant Vihar, Munirka, Panchsheel Park and Nehru Place are left and should be achieved (at different times) by March 2016.

For more such images & updates on the Delhi Metro’s Phase III, check out the Delhi section of The Metro Rail Guy!

– TMRG

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