Delhi Metro Phase 1 – Information, Route Maps & Updates

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Phase 1 Information

Construction on Delhi Metro Phase 1 with 65.1 km of routes began in 1998. The first section opened in 2002 and the last section opened in 2006.

Estimated Cost: Rs. 10,571 crore

Funding Plan

  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA): 60%
  • Government of India: 14%
  • Government of Delhi: 14%
  • Property Development: 7%
  • Interest free subordinate debt towards Land Cost: 5%

Phase 1 Routes

This phase involved the construction of 3 new lines on broad gauge tracks:

  • Line-1 – Red Line: Shahdara – Rithala  (22 km)
  • Line-2 – Yellow Line: Vishwavidyalaya – Central Secretariat (11 km)
  • Line-3 – Blue Line: Dwarka Sector-9 to Indraprastha (32.1 km)

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

An official PDF route map of Delhi Metro Phase 1 will be added here when available.

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

History – Key Dates of 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

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