New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has installed seven additional Exit AFC Gates at Rajiv Chowk Metro station which have been made operational for passengers from today. These additional gates will facilitate the smooth EXIT of passengers of the F-Block concourse side of the station, used by many passengers.
These gates are specially installed by cutting a portion of the station area thus creating adequate space for them. These additional gates will facilitate smooth and swift exit of passengers of Yellow Line (Line-2 i.e, Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre) from the station without getting into the way of Blue Line (i.e, Line-3 Dwarka Sec-21 to Noida City Centre) passengers within the paid area and vice versa and will avoid unnecessary criss-cross/confusion while interchange of passengers takes place between Line-2 and Line-3. Adequate signages have been also installed to guide passengers towards these gates.
Rajiv Chowk station at present have 39 Entry/Exit AFC Gates and with the installation of these new gates the figure has gone to 46, maximum for any station. The station witnesses a daily footfall of around 5 lakh passengers.