The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extenstion of corridor from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda Ghaziabad, union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. The elevated section would have eight stations: Shahid Nagar, Raj Bagh, Rajendra Nagar, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala, Hindon River and New Bus Adda.
Cabinet approves Delhi Metro corridor extension from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda Ghaziabad
The 9.41-km-long corridor would be the second metro line in Ghaziabad and the first metro link connecting the interiors of the city. It would pass through Sahibabad Industrial Area and is aimed at impacting the nearby residential areas.
#Cabinet approves the extension of #DelhiMetro corridor from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda Ghaziabad. The total distance of the extended line will be 9.41 km: Union Minister @rsprasad @OfficialDMRC pic.twitter.com/2rK3I1pNNU"The Union cabinet has approved the extension of Delhi Metro corridor from Dilshad Gardern to New Bus Adda Ghaziabad," it stated.— PIB India (@PIB_India) January 23, 2019
The cabinet has also approved contribution of Rs 324.87 crore as central financial assistance for the extension at a total completion cost of Rs 1,781.21 crore, it said.