Delhi Metro Phase 3 – Information, Route Maps, Tenders & Updates

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Phase 3 Information

Construction work on Delhi Metro’s 162.495 km Phase 3 project began in 2011. As of July 2020, barring 3 x 1.5 km sections, this phase’s lines are commercially operational. The first section (Violet Line) opened in 2014 while the last section (Grey Line) opened in October 2019.

Estimated Cost: Rs. 18,783 crores

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Funding Plan

  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA): 48.57%
  • Government of India Equity: 10.04%
  • Government of Delhi Equity: 10.04%
  • Land & Central Tax: 13.39%
  • Grant: 10.62%
  • Property Development by DMRC: 7.34%

This phase involved the construction of 3 new lines on standard gauge and the extensions of existing lines built in Phase 1 & 2.

Phase 3 New Metro Lines

  • Line-7 Pink Line: Majlis Park – Shiv Vihar (58.596 km)
  • Line-8 Magenta Line: Janakpuri West – Botanical Garden (38.235 km)
  • Line-9Grey Line: Dwarka – Dhansa Bus Stand (Najafgarh) (5.340 km)

Phase 3 Extensions of Existing Lines

  • Line-1 Red Line: Dilshad Garden – Ghaziabad Bus Adda  (9.410 km)
  • Line-2 Yellow Line: Jahangirpuri – Samaypur Badli (4.489 km)
  • Line-3 Blue LineNoida City Centre – Sector 62 (6.82 km)
  • Line-5 Green Line: Mundka – Bahadurgarh (11.182 km)
  • Line-6 Violet Line: Central Secretariat – Kashmere Gate (9.370 km)
  • Line-6 Violet Line: Badarpur – Ballabgarh (17.075 km)
  • Airport Express Line: Dwarka Sec-21 – ECC Centre (1.878 km)

Phase 3 Route Map

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 3 will be added here when available.

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

Phase 3 Tenders

Latest Delhi Metro (DMRC) Phase 3 tender notices can be viewed on the DMRC’s website. News on these notices, their bidders and contracts are covered in further detail on the news & construction page.

List of Major Contractors

See this document: LIST OF CONTRACTS AWARDED FROM DMRC’s CONTRACTS SECTION

In addition, here are the signalling contractors:

Line Contractor
Line 7 (Pink) Bombardier Transportation
Line 8 (Magenta) Nippon Signal

History – Key Dates of 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
• 25 Dec 2017: Botanical Garden – Kalkaji Mandir (Magenta Line) – 12.64 km
• 14 Mar 2018: Majlis Park – South Campus (Pink Line) – 21.57 km
• 29 May 2018: Janakpuri W – Kalkaji Mandir (Magenta Line) – 25.26 km
• 24 June 2018: Mundka – Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh (Green Line) – 11.182 km
• 19 Nov 2018: Escorts Mujesar – Raja Nahar Singh (Violet Line) – 3.205 km
• 6 Aug 2018: Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus – Lajpat Nagar (Pink Line) – 8.1 km
• 31 Oct 2018: Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake – Shiv Vihar (Pink Line) – 17.8 km
• 31 Dec 2018: Lajpat Nagar – Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 (Pink Line) – 9.7 km
• 9 Mar 2019: Dilshad Garden – Shaheed Sthal/New Bus Adda (Red Line) – 9.41 km
• 9 Mar 2019: Noida City Centre – Electronic City (Blue Line) – 6.675 km
• 4 Oct 2019: Dwarka – Najafgarh (Grey Line) – 4.295 km

…more to be added in 2021! Click on ‘News & Construction Updates’ below for project news, progress and updates.

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