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First Look: Delhi Metro Line II

June 09, 2005

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Managing Director E Shreedharan (R) on Thursday briefied Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and ministers about Line II of the Delhi Metro.

The 7-km long stretch between Central Secretariat and Kashmere Gate is scheduled to open late June.

The first section of Line II of the underground Delhi Metro between Vishwavidyalaya (Delhi University) and Kashmere Gate, covering a distance of four kms, opened in December 2004.

The new section will include stations at Delhi Main connecting Old Delhi Railway station, HC Sen Marg and Fountain; at Chawri Bazar; at New Delhi linked to the New Delhi Railway station; at Rajiv Chowk connecting Palika Bazar and Central Park in Connaught Place; at Patel Chowk linking Ashoka Road and Jantar Mantar Marg and Central Secretariat linking at Rajendra Prasad Road, Red Cross Road and Raisina Road.

Photographs : PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images

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