New Delhi, May 29: The Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden section of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line began its passenger services from 6 am on Tuesday.
Yesterday, Union minister for housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off the 24.8km Kalkaji Mandir-Janakpuri West section of the Magenta Line, completing the entire 37.4km stretch of the line.
With this, commuters from Gurgaon and Noida can now save 40 minutes with travel time coming down to 50 minutes.
The first 12.6km-long stretch of Magenta Line between Botanical Garden and Kalkaji Mandir was inaugurated in last December.
The stations on the line includes: Botanical Garden, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Kalindi Kunj, Jasola Vihar, Okhla Vihar, Sukhdev Vihar, Jamia Milia Islamia, Okhla NSIC, Kalkaji, Nehru Enclave, Greater Kailash, Chirag Delhi, Panchsheel Park, Hauz Khas (interchange junction), IIT, RK Puram, Munirka, Vasant Vihar, Shankar Vihar, Airport T1, Sadar Bazaar Cantt, Palam, Dashrath Puri, Dabri Mor and Janakpuri West.