The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Delhi Metro’s Phase -4 project comprising of three – priority corridors. The total length of these three corridors is 61.679 km. Out of the total 61.679 km, 22.359 km will be built underground and 39.320 km will be constructed as elevated section. These corridors will consist of 46 stations, of which 17 stations will be underground and the rest 29 stations will be constructed as elevated sections.
The total completion cost of three metro corridors will be around ` 24,948.65 crore. The project will be implemented by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC), the existing 50:50 Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of the Government of India and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD).
These corridors of phase – 4 project will expand the coverage of metro network thereby connecting more areas of the national capital. On completion of these corridors, the metro commuters will have more interchange stations which will connect the new corridors with the existing lines of Delhi Metro. The improved connectivity will offer commuters more options of travel by optimisation of routes.