NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Wednesday announced new line numbers and colour codes of three priority corridors of Phase IV of the metro extension.
The metro line from Tughlakabad to Aerocity, Line 10, will be the Silver Line along with Majilis Park to Maujpur, Line 7, will be the Pink Line, and Janakpuri West to Ramakrishna Ashram Marg, Line 8, will be the Magenta Line extension.
“The line number and colour code of the three priority corridors of Phase IV have been assigned. Tughlakabad – Aerocity (line 10) will be Silver Line, Majlis Park – Maujpur (line 7) is Pink Line Extension, and Janakpuri West – RK Ashram (line 8) is Magenta Line Extension,” the DMRC tweeted on Wednesday, with the hashtag ‘#Ontothefourth’.
“Silver has been selected as the colour code for the Tughlakabad – Aerocity Metro corridor of Phase 4. There is no specific rule to decide the colour code of a line. However, easily distinguishable colours which can be remembered by the commuters are generally selected. This section is the 10th line to get a colour code. The Majlis Park – Maujpur corridor is an extension of the Pink Line and will have the same colour code while the Janakpuri West – RK Ashram Marg corridor will be an extension of the Magenta line with the same colour code”, said Mr Anuj Dayal, Executive Director of Corporate Communications at DMRC.
The Delhi Metro, which had suspended its services in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, reopened in a staggered manner on September 7, putting into place a series of measures such as closed token counters, limited entry and exit points, thermal scanners, and sanitisers among others mesures to make the travel on its network Covid Resistant.