Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus metro station

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Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus
Delhi Metro station
Durgabai Deshmukh metro station.jpg
LocationSmriti Vatika, North West Moti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
Coordinates28°35′22″N 77°10′10″E / 28.589441°N 77.169475°E / 28.589441; 77.169475
Owned byDelhi Metro
Line(s)     Pink Line
     Airport Express
PlatformsSide platform
Platform-1 → Shiv Vihar
Platform-2 →Majlis Park
Tracks2
ConnectionsDhaula Kuan metro station
Construction
Structure typeElevated,Double-track
Platform levels2
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessYes Handicapped/disabled access
History
OpenedMarch 14, 2018; 19 months ago (2018-03-14)
Electrified25 kV 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary
Services
Preceding station   Delhi Metro   Following station
toward Majlis Park
Pink Line
toward Shiv Vihar
Location
South Campus metro station is located in Delhi
South Campus metro station
South Campus metro station
Location in Delhi

The Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus Metro Station is a metro station located on the Pink Line of the Delhi Metro. It has been built as a part of Phase III of Delhi Metro.[1]

There is also an interchange facility with Dhaula Kuan metro station of the Airport Express Line. The footover bridge opened on February 9, 2019 and both the stations are connected by a 1.2 km long skywalk having a record 22 travellators for hassle-free commuting.[2]

Located on the Ring Road, near the turning of Benito Juarez Marg, this station is expected to improve connectivity to the South Campus of Delhi University and nearby colleges.[3]

History[edit]

The station was originally named South Campus. In December 2014, the Delhi government changed the name to Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus.[4]

The station[edit]

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
L1 Mezzanine Fare control, station agent, Metro Card vending machines, crossover
L2 Side platform No- 1, doors will open on the left Handicapped/disabled access
Northeast bound Towards →Shiv Vihar
Northwest bound Towards ←Majlis Park
Side platform No- 2, doors will open on the left Handicapped/disabled access
L2

Entry/Exit[edit]

Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus metro station Entry/exits
Gate No-1 Gate No-2
Sri Venkateswara college
Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College
Dhalua Kuan
School of Open Learning
Satya Niketan
Gurdwara Motibagh Sahib
Nanak Pura

Connections[edit]

Bus[edit]

Delhi Transport Corporation bus routes number 323, 392, 392B, 398, 442, 448, 448A, 448B, 448CL, 448EXT, 479, 479CL, 507CL, 511, 511A, 523, 529SPL, 543A, 567, 567A, 568, 568A, 569, 588, 611, 611A, 702, 711, 711A, 724, 724C, 724EXT, 794, 794A, 864, 874, 984A, AC-479, AC-711, AC-724, AC-724A, AC-Anand Vihar ISBT Terminal - Gurugram Bus Stand, Anand Vihar ISBT Tererminal - Gurugram Bus Stand, OMS (+) (-), TMS (-) TMS-Azadpur-Lajpat, TMS-Lajpat Nagar, TMS-PBagh serves the station from nearby Satya Niketan bus stop.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DMRC - Majlis Park - Shiv Vihar". Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. ^ "New Rajouri Garden station on pink line to make journey to airport from west Delhi easier". Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Metro station to make life easier for DU's South Campus students". The Hindu. 17 March 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  4. ^ "10 Metro stations renamed". The Times of India. 11 December 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 October 2018. Retrieved 4 November 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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