Delhi : The Capital of India, Tourist Places and Complete Tour

Delhi is known as the Capital of India. In India, the first metro was open on 25 December 2002. And is known as the rapid transit system serving in Delhi. Delhi metro is known as the largest and busiest metro in India and known second oldest after the Kolkata.

Complete guide of Delhi tour

Well, Delhi Metro operates over 2,700 trips daily starting at 5:00 A.M. to 23:20 P.M.
It was constructed in 1998 and first was start from Shahdara to Tiz Hazari on a red line which was opened in 2002. And the first underground was started from Vishwa Vidayala to Kashmere Gate on the yellow line which was opened in 2004. 

In 2010 Delhi metro completed the 10 years which was the big achievements to mark 10th Anniversary Delhi metro introduced 8 coach train for the first time. Even a metro song also released which was named “Zindagi Hai Delhi Metro” which was composed by music director Vaibhav Saxena which was frequently played at metro stations and FM Stations.
DMRC also certified by the United Nations in 2011

CONSTRUCTION The construction first began on 1 October 1998. The first Delhi Metro was known as the Redline which was inaugurated by Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 24 December 2002.  The yellow line was opened on 20 December 2004 which was inaugurated by Dr. Manmohan Singh. The first phase was first completed in 2006.  LINES The Delhi Metro has a total of 8 lines.

  • REDLINE:- This line is known as the first line which was operated its connect Rithala in the west to Sheehan Sthal in the east which was covering a distance of about 34.69 km. On 8th March 2019, this extension of the line from Dilshad Garden to Shaheed Sthal was opened for the public.
  • Yellow Line:- It was the second Line of Metro and known as the first underground line to be opened in the Delhi Metro. It runs for 49 Km. from North to South which connects Samypur Badli with Huda City Center in Gurgoan. The First Delhi Metro underground was Vishayla Vidya and Kashmere gate which was opened on 20 December 2004.  The yellow line was known as the first line of Delhi Metro which was passed out all four coach trains with six and eight coaches.
  • Blue Line(Line 3&4):- The blue line is known as the third line of the metro and also knowns as the first connected outside the Delhi. It is known to be underground which was connected Dwarka Sub-city in the west with the satellite city of Noida in the east. and covering at a distance of about 56.61 kilometers. The Blue line was first inaugurated on 10 January 2010 which takes off from Yamuna Bank stations which were runs for 6.25 km. up to Anand Vihar in east Delhi. And therefore it was extended from Vaishali which was opened for public on 14 July 2011.
  • GreenLine:- This line is known as the fifth line of the Delhi Metro which was opened in 2010. This line is known as the first line of Standard Gauge which was opposed to previous broad gauge lines which were runs between Inderlog and Brigadier Hosiyaar Singh.
  • It was built on the phase2nd which was run on the NH10 route in West Delhi. These lines consist of 23 stations which including interchange stations which were the length of 29.64 km. Well, this line was opened in 2 stages with the 51.1 km Inderlok -Mundka Section which was opened on 3 April 2010. And Kiti Nagar -Ashok Park on 27 August 2011. On 6th August 2012, the Union Government approved an extension of Delhi Metro From Mundka to Bahadurgarh, Haryana. 
  • Violet Line:- Violet Line is known as the Sixth Line of the Delhi Metro and known as the second standard-gauge corridor after the Green Line. It stretched 47 km long and connects From Raja Nhar in Ballabgarh Via Faridabad to Kashmere Gate in New Delhi with 26 Km. It was inaugurated on 3 October 2010. Just hours before the inaugural ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2010 connects the Jawahar Lal Nehru which was known as the opening and closing of the event.  It was completed on just 41 months which includes a 100-meter long bridge over the Indian Railways. Apart from the Faridabad corridor of the Delhi metro violet line is known as the longest metro corridor outside the Delhi. Which consists of 11 stations wit the length of corridor 17 km. 
  • Pink Line:- Pink line is known as the second new line of the third phase of Delhi Metro which was opened on 14th March 2018. This line was opened between Majlis park to Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilkpouri Sanjay Lake to Shiv Vihar.  On 31st October 2018. It consists of 38 metro stations From Majis Park to Shiv Park.
  • Pink Line is consists of a length of 59.59 km and is known as the longest metro line by breaking down the blue line. It is almost a “U” shaped pattern. The Pink Line is also known as the Ring Road Line. The Pink Line is also known as the highest point of Delhi Metro at Dhaula Kaun with knowns as the height of 23.6 meters by passing over Daula Kaun with a height of 23.6 meters.
  • Magenta Line:- It was opened on 25 December 2017 between Botanical Garden to Kalkaji Mandir. The entire length was inaugurated on 28 May 2018. It consists of 25 stations from Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden. This line is direct connectivity to terminal 1 d of Indra Gandhi International Airport.  This line also interchanges with Yellow line Haus Khan, Blue Line Janakpuri West, and Botanical Garden and Violet Line Kalkaji Mandir of the Delhi Metro.
  • Grey Line:- Grey Line is known as the shortest line of this route. Well, this line is opened for the public on October 4, 2019. Between Nafajgarh and Dwarka. And it connects Dwarka to Dhansa Bus stand in the Western Part of India. Its stretches about 4.296 km which comprises only 4 stations. And this line also interchanges with a blue line at Dwarka Station.

Apart from these Delhi metro also get Awarded. AWARDED.

  • Delhi Metro awarded by the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award in the Year 2005.
  • Delhi Metro Rail also became the first Indian Company to bag the World Green Building Council Award for demonstrating “Industry Leadership in Sustainability”.
  • In the Year of 2016 Delhi Metro also won the PSU of the Year Award by All India Management Association.
  • In 2012 Delhi Metro Rail Corporation also won the Japan International Cooperation Agency President’s Award.

SECURITY The Security of Delhi Metro was handled by the CISF Unit DMRC of Central Industrial Security Force which was guarding the system since which was taken over by Delhi Police in 2007. Over 7000 CISF personnel have been deployed for security of the metro and also have dog squads that protect the system. About 5,200 CCTV cameras were installed and the monitoring of these cameras was done by CISF. 

CONCLUSION:- The Government which gives is a part of Amenities and also a development of our country. So it’s a humble request don’t destroy it maintain it. So our country also comes in a row of top developed countries. I hope today you like my section. Thank You!


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