Delhi Metro connectivity reaches Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station
New Delhi: The Hazrat Nizamuddin Metro station on the Majlis Park – Shiv Vihar Pink corridor of Delhi Metro's Phase 3 will be one of the metro networks' major transit hubs as the station would provide direct connectivity with the Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station as well as the Sarai Kale Khan Inter State Bus Terminus.
The stretch, which will be a continuation of the presently operational Majlis Park – Lajpat Nagar section, will be a major boon for the commuters of prominent areas like Ashram, Mayur Vihar etc. The Hazrat Nizamuddin Metro station on this stretch will connect the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station as well as the Inter State Bus Terminal at Sarai Kale Khan, said in DMRC statement.
"The station will have dedicated entry/exit points connecting to the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station and the ISBT at Sarai Kale Khan. One of the entry/exit points will be within a vicinity of 50 metres from the Sarai Kale Khan ISBT. Another entry/exit will be near the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station approximately at a distance of 150 metres," said in DMRC statement.
This station will be a major boost from the point of view of connectivity as both the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station and the Sarai Kale Khan ISBT do not have any metro connectivity presently. The nearest metro stations are at least 3 to 4 kilometres away. The station will also be equipped with broad staircases and escalators for the convenience of the passengers. The famous Indraprasth Park and the upcoming Seven Wonders project will be at the walking distance from Hazrat Nizamuddin station.
The Hazrat Nizamuddin Metro station will also have drop off bays near its three entry/exit points as per the Multi Modal Integration (MMI) plan.
"The station has also been adorned by 30 artworks which portray the historical heritage of the nearby areas. Thematic impressions and 'jharokhas' have also been used to beautify the station," DMRC official said.
Hazrat Nizamuddin is the 3rd biggest railway terminus of the national capital after New Delhi and Delhi. Most south bound trains including Rajdhani and super fast trains originate from here. The Sarai Kale Khan ISBT is one of three major bus terminuses of Delhi along with Kashmere Gate and Anand Vihar. Buses for various locations in Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh originate from here.
Official further said that with the opening of this section, the Delhi Metro network will become 327 kilometres long with 236 metro stations. After the inauguration of this section, Delhi Metro will have opened over 90 kilometres of new lines this year. All the major corridors under Delhi Metro's Phase-3 within the city of Delhi have now been opened.