Delhi Metro Renames Silver Line as Golden Line Metro: Latest Update on Completion Status & Stations


Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has changed the name of under construction Silver Line to Golden Line. This is one of the first under construction rapid transit line of Delhi Metro. The Golden Line will aim to reduce the increasing traffic, congestion and pollution on roads by connecting South Delhi and Indira Gandhi International Airport. Below are all the latest updates about this metro.

Delhi Metro Renames Silver Line as Golden Line Metro: Latest Update on Completion Status & Stations

Why was the Name of Silver Line Changed to Golden Line?

DMRC has said that the Silver Line was renamed as Golden Line to avoid the colour confusion. All Delhi Metro Lines have silver coaches and if the DMRC has proceeded with the Silver Line then the newly constructed metro’s colour and the Silver Line would have overlapped. Therefore, DMRC has changed the Silver Line to Golden Line to avoid any confusion.


Latest Updates About Golden Line Metro:

  • The starting point of the line will be Terminal 1-IGI Airport, originally slated to begin from Delhi Aerocity, and it will terminate in Tughlakabad.
  • The total length of the line will be 25.82 kilometers (16.04 miles) and will feature 16 stations along its route.
  • Among these stations, four will be elevated while the remaining 12 will be underground.
  • Construction activities for this line started in June 2022, as part of the fourth phase of development for the Delhi Metro.
  • The project is scheduled to be completed by March 2026.

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Stations for Golden Line

  1. Terminal 1- IGI Airport
  2. Delhi Aerocity
  3. Mahipalpur
  4. Vasantkunj
  5. Kishangarh
  6. Chhatarpur
  7. Chhatarpur Mandir
  8. IGNOU
  9. Neb Sarai
  10. Saket G Block
  11. Ambedkar Nagar
  12. Khanpur
  13. Sangam Vihar – Tigri
  14. Anandmayee Marg
  15. Pul Pehladpur
  16. Tughlakabad Station

Planned Interchanges on Golden Line

There will be several Interchanges on Golden Line. Staring from the IGI Airport, where the commuters could change for Magenta Line. Then there will be an Interchange with Airport Express Line on Delhi Aerocity. Following which, Yellow Line will become available for the commuters on Chhatarpur Metro Station. Then there will be an Interchange with Brown Line on Saket G Block. Lastly, there will be an Interchange with Violet Line on the last station.


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