Sector 62 to Indirapuram metro extension placed on maintain

Plans to increase Noida’s Sector 62 metro route as much as Indirapuram in Ghaziabad have been placed on maintain because the proposed extension clashes with the proposed Delhi-Meerut Expressway (DME) venture over nationwide freeway (NH) 24.

In a board assembly in April, Ghaziabad improvement authority (GDA) had cleared a proposal for preparation of an in depth venture report (DPR) for extending Sector 62 metro in Noida in direction of Indirapuram in Ghaziabad. The DPR, being ready by Delhi Metro Rail Company (DMRC), has been placed on maintain.

The problem got here into the highlight after the Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) denied permission for extension of the metro on the proposed route, as a flyover is to be constructed as a part of the DME venture close to the CISF crossing.

“For the reason that metro will cross over to Indirapuram over an elevated part, there will likely be issues as a result of flyover. We held discussions with NHAI officers however they mentioned that their venture is already cleared and adjustments is probably not attainable. Nevertheless, we now have despatched them additional communication to resolve the difficulty. Till that point, DPR for the venture has been placed on maintain,” Vijay Kumar Yadav, vice-chairman of GDA, mentioned.

The maintain up of the venture can even delay the proposed metro extension from Indirapuram in direction of Sahibabad. DMRC had not too long ago despatched a proposal to GDA for the preparation of an in depth venture report (DPR) for extension of metro from Sector 62 to Sahibabad and in addition from the Vaishali Metro station to Mohan Nagar.

The tentative size for each the extensions is round 9.5km — 5km for the extension from Vaishali to Mohan Nagar and 4.5km for the proposed hyperlink from Sector 62 to Sahibabad.

The metro extensions are deliberate to ease commute between Ghaziabad and Noida and additional in direction of Delhi. Officers plan to make Mohan Nagar a significant interchange hub, akin to Rajiv Chowk in Delhi.

GDA officers preserve that the flyover plans should be reconsidered to permit an elevated metro alignment from Sector 62 in direction of Indirapuram.

Non-materialisation of the metro hyperlink will show a significant setback for extending the hyperlink from Sector 62 to Sahibabad.

At current, there’s a single metro extension in Ghaziabad — 2.57km extension from Anand Vihar to Vaishali. Work on the 9.41km extension from Dilshad Backyard to New bus stand is in progress.

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