New Delhi ( Metro Rail News ) – Workers from Sam India Builtwell – Gulermak JV in the presence of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials today began test piling works at Majlis Park Station for constructing a 7.473 km elevated extension of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line (Line-8) between Haiderpur Badli Mor and Ashok Vihar.Sam India – Gulermak JV was awarded this section (Package DC-03R) of the Delhi Metro’s Phase 4 project in June 2020 with a contract value of Rs. 766.12 crore and completion period of 30 months.
This package is the third and penultimate package, where construction work has started, of the 38.235 km Magenta Line (Line-8)’s 28.92 km extension from Janakpuri West – RK Ashram.Besides constructing this section’s viaduct viaduct, Sam India – Gulermak will build siding lines, a connection to the existing Mukundpur Depot, and 4 stations at Bhalswa, Majlis Park (interchange with Pink Line), Azadpur (interchange with Pink & Yellow lines) and Ashok Vihar. The line’s viaduct will also partly be integrated with a PWD flyover between Azadpur and Derawal Nagar on G.T. Road.
The 7 km underground section will consist of 6 stations at Derawal Nagar, Ghanta Ghar, Pul Bangash (interchange with Red Line), Sadar Bazar, Nabi Karim and RK Ashram (interchange with Blue Line.