Gurugram, earlier known as Gurgaon has been rapidly growing to reduce the traffic problems in the area. Rapid Metro has launched its second phase in Gurugram to connect Sikanderpur metro station to Sector 56 via yellow line of Delhi metro in Gurgaon. Making it easier for the commuters of these areas, Rapid Metro has started its service and it is expected that it will surely lower down the traffic in these particular areas in the city. And the second phase of Rapid Metro will be having a total of 6 stoppages and will cover the distance of 6.6 Km in 10-12 minutes.
Metro Stations on Gurugram Rapid Metro Second Phase
As of now in the first phase of Rapid Metro, a total of 35,000 people use to travel in the route. But with the expansion of the Rapid Metro in Second Phase, it is expected that the ridership on this route will be up to 90,000 people. The new metro stations in Gurgaon include
- DLF Phase 1
- Sector 42-43,
- Sector 53-54,
- 54 Chowk and
- Sector 56.
Ticket Price = It will cost around Rs. 20 from Sikandarpur to Sector 56.
Frequency = Trains will run at the frequency of 4-5 minutes.
The first train will start at 6.05 am and the last train will be at 12.35 in the midnight.
A total of 12 trains will be running on this route, of which 2 trains will be on the standby.
An amount of Rs. 2423 crores have been spent on the project that will provide an easy travel convenience to the residents of New Gurgaon.
First Phase of Rapid Metro
Gurugram Rapid metro is the very first privately funded metro in the country that has been proposed in the 2007 but the work for the same has been started in 2013, that has completed in the year 2015. The first phase of Rapid Metro in Gurugram is operational in Cyber City, Gurgaon’s commercial hub, which covers a total distance of 5.1 Km. With the starting of the second phase of the Rapid metro, now it covers a total distance of 11.7 Km in just 22 minutes travelling to 11 different metro stations of the city.
We hope much more development in the city so that the life get easier for the people of Gurgaon.
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