Violet Line of Delhi Metro operating between Central Secretariat to Badarpur was opened for public in January 2011. Know more on route map, stations and details of Delhi Metro's Violet Line.
Violet Line Delhi Metro
|Violet Line (Delhi Metro)|
|System||Delhi Metro - a rapid transit system in Delhi|
|Operator(s)||Delhi Metro Rail Corporation|
|Opened||October 3, 2010|
|Metro Line Character||Underground and Elevated|
|Line length||20.16 kilometres (12.53 mi)|
|Metro Line between||Central Secretariat - Badarpur|
Violet Line (Delhi Metro) - Delhi Metro's Violet line was first inaugurated on 3rd October 2010. Initially started between Central Secretariat to Sarita Vihar, a further expansion till Badarpur was opened for public on 14th January 2011. Since then, Violet Line of Delhi Metro has become a new lifeline for people traveling in and around South Delhi areas. Violet line of Delhi metro covers mainly areas in and around South Delhi. The line starts as underground from Central Secretariat, Khan Market, and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium till Jangpura metro station, from there on it comes to elevated portion of line covering Lajpat Nagar, Moolchand, Kailash Colony, Nehru Place, Okhla, Sarita Vihar, till the Badarpur Station. This Metro line covers the areas, markets and various other important landmarks in Lajpat Nagar, Defence Colony, Greater Kailash, Nehru Place, Sarita Vihar and Badarpur. Violet Line of Delhi Metro has provided a big relief to commuters traveling to Nehru Place - one of the major IT markets in New Delhi. Violet Line of Delhi Metro offers a smooth journey of 20.16 kilometers. 12 metro stations on this metro route are elevated ones and rest 4 is underground. Length of each platform is 140 meters. Some of the most popular metro stations on this metro line are Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Nehru Place, Govind Puri and Badarpur. Violet line gets more crowded during office hours between 8:30 am to 11:00am (morning) and 6:00pm to 8:00 pm in the evening.
Some Interesting facts about Violet Line of Delhi Metro:
- 15000 commuters use Nehru Place metro station daily.
- Govind Puri and Nehru Place are two most visited Metro Stations on this rail line.
|Violet Line (Delhi Metro)|
|#||Station Name||Opening Date||Connections||Layout|
|1||Central Secretariat||July 3, 2005||Yellow Line||Underground|
|2||Khan Market||October 3, 2010||None||Underground|
|3||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium||October 3, 2010||None||Underground|
|4||Jangpura||October 3, 2010||None||Underground|
|5||Lajpat Nagar||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|6||Moolchand||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|7||Kailash Colony||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|8||Nehru Place||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|9||Kalkaji Mandir||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|10||Govind Puri||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|11||Okhla||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|12||Jasola Apollo||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|13||Sarita Vihar||October 3, 2010||None||Elevated|
|14||Mohan Estate||January 14, 2011||None||Elevated|
|15||Tughlakabad||January 14, 2011||None||Elevated|
|16||Badarpur||January 14, 2011||None||Elevated|
Updated as on 30 June 2015