Ghaziabad to get Delhi Metro Rail link – Line to be extended for 9.71 Kms.

DelMgzbGhaziabad (GZB):  The board of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has accorded approval for the extension of a stretch from Dilshad Garden to Ghaziabad.

Approval has been given for the extension of the stretch from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Stand in Ghaziabad following issuance of a no-objection certificate from the government of Delhi. The 9.71 km extension line will entail an investment of Rs 1,770 crore. With this, there will be seven elevated stations – Shaheed Nagar, Raj Bagh, Rajendra Nagar, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala, and New Bus Stand – in Ghaziabad.

The Ghaziabad Development Authority will share 50 per cent of the total cost, and other agencies like Nagar Nigam, Avas Vikas and UPSIDC will share the remaining amount.