Delhi Metro – Information, Map & Updates

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Introduction

The Delhi Metro system is an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) serving India’s capital along with other towns in the National Capital Region such as Gurgaon, Noida and others. Construction for the first phase started in 1998 following which the Shahdara – Tis-Hazari section of the Red line opened in 2002. When Phase 4 is completed in 2024 (est.), the metro network will become approximately 450 km long. Additional phases have not yet been formally planned or announced.

Key Figures

Operational: 218 km | Under Construction: 131 km | Approved: 108.79 km

The 65.1 km Phase 1 was completed in 2006 while the 124.93 km km Phase 2 was completed in 2011. Currently the 162.495  km Phase 3 is under construction of which 27.536 kms has become operational. The rest 134.959 km of lines will open in sections one after the other by 2020. Phase 4’s initial new lines & extensions have been finalized and construction is expected to begin in 2018. Within the next 3 years, more routes are expected to be added to Phase 4.

The embedded map below shows the exact location of all stations and can be zoomed into!

Operational Network

Future Network: Phase 1-4 Map

Key for map below: Phase 1 | Phase 2 |  Phase 3 | Phase 4

History – Key Dates

Phase 1
25 Dec 2002: Shahdara – Tis-Hazari (Red Line) – 8.3 km
03 Oct 2003: Tis Hazari – Inder Lok (Red Line) – 4.1 km
31 Mar 2004: Inder Lok – Rithala (Red Line) – 8.9 km
19 Dec 2004: Vishwa Vidyalaya – Kashmere Gate (Yellow Line) – 4 km
03 July 2005: Kashmere Gate – Central Secretariat (Yellow Line) – 7 km
31 Dec 2005: Dwarka – Barakhamba (Blue Line) –  22.9 km
01 Apr 2006: Dwarka – Dwarka Sector 9 (Blue Line) – 6.5 km
11 Nov 2006: Barakhamba – Indraprastha (Blue Line) – 4.0 km

Phase 2
04 Jun 2008: Shahdara – Dilshad Garden (Red Line) –  3.1 km
04 Feb 2009: Vishwa Vidyalaya – Jahangirpuri (Yellow Line) – 6.4 km
10 May 2009: Indraprastha – Yamuna Bank (Blue Line) – 2.1 km
13 Nov 2009: Yamuna Bank – Noida City Centre (Blue Line) – 13.1 km
08 Jan 2010: Yamuna Bank – Anand Vihar (Blue Line) – 6.3 km
03 Apr 2010: Inderlok – Mundka (Green Line) –  15.1 km
21 June 2010: Qutub Minar – Huda City Centre (Yellow Line) – 14.5 km
03 Sept 2010: Central Secretariat – Qutub Minar (Yellow Line) –  12.5 km
03 Oct 2010: Central Secretariat – Sarita Vihar (Violet Line) – 15 km
30 Oct 2010: Dwarka Sector 9 – Dwarka Sector 21(Blue Line) – 2.8 km
14 Jan 2011: Sarita Vihar – Badarpur (Violet Line) –  5.1 km
23 Feb 2011: New Delhi Railway Station – Dwarka Sec 21 (Airport Express Line) –  22.5 km
14 July 2011: Anand Vihar – Vaishali (Blue Line) – 2.6 km
27 Aug 2011: Kirti Nagar – Ashok Park Main (Green Line) – 3.3 km

Phase 3
26 Jun 2014: Central Secretariat – Mandi House (Violet Line) – 3.03 km
08 Jun 2015: Mandi House – ITO (Violet Line) – 0.972 km
06 Sept 2015: Badarpur – Escorts Mujesar (Violet Line) – 13.875 km
10 Nov 2015: Jahangirpuri – Samaypur Badli (Yellow Line) – 4.489 km
28 May 2017: ITO – Kashmere Gate (Violet Line) – 5.17 km

…..more to be added in 2017! Click on ‘Construction Updates’ below to view updates.

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