Janakpuri West metro station

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Janakpuri West
Delhi Metro station
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LocationShivaji Marg, Janakpuri District Center, Janakpuri, New Delhi, 110058
Coordinates28°37′46″N 77°04′42″E / 28.629540°N 77.078243°E / 28.629540; 77.078243
Owned byDelhi Metro
Operated byDelhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
PlatformsSide platform Blue Line
Platform-1 → Noida City Centre / Vaishali
Platform-2 →Dwarka Sector 21
Side platform Magenta Line
Platform-3 →
Platform-4 →
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeElevated, Double-track
Platform levels2
ParkingCar parking [1] Multi-Level Parking in Metro's Unity One Mall
Disabled accessYes Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
Station codeJPW
History
Opened31 December 2005 (Blue Line) and 29 May 2018 (Magenta line)
Electrified25 kV 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary
Traffic
Passengers (Jan 2015)21,262/day
659,120/ Month average [2]
Services
Preceding station   Delhi Metro   Following station
Blue Line
Preceding station   Delhi Metro   Following station
TerminusMagenta Line
Location
Janakpuri West metro station is located in Delhi
Janakpuri West metro station
Janakpuri West metro station
Location in Delhi

The Janakpuri West Metro Station is an interchange station between the Blue Line and Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro.[3]

History[edit]

Phase III[edit]

Under Phase III, Janakpuri West station has become an interchange station with the Magenta line (Janak Puri West - Botanical Garden). From here, passengers will be able to connect to South Delhi and Noida via. Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 1, Hauz Khas and Kalkaji Mandir.[4]

The section was inaugurated on 28 May 2018 by Honorable Chief Minister, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal & Union Minister, Mr. Hardeep Singh Puri. Commercial operations began started 29 May 2018.

India's Highest Escaltors[edit]

The escalators installed at the new Janakpuri West Metro station have the highest elevation for any escalator in India. These escalators have a height of 15.65 meters which surpasses the escalators installed at the Kashmere Gate Metro station which have a height of 14.575 meters. The horizontal length of the escalators is 35.32 meters. The height of these escalators is equal to a five-story building. The weight of each escalator was 26 tonnes and a 250-tonne crane was specially planted for the installation of these escalators.[5]

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
Eastbound Towards →Noida City Centre /Vaishali
Westbound Towards ←Dwarka Sector 21
Side platform No- 2, doors will open on the left Handicapped/disabled access
L2

Facilities[edit]

Facilities: Escalator (for going up only) on both sides.

Nearby attractions (within walking distance): Janak Palace Shopping complex, Inox Theatre (Earlier: Satyam Cineplex), Sagar Ratna Restaurant, Piccadilly Hotel (earlier known as Hotel Hilton). This station also serves to the people of Vikaspuri.

Entry/Exit[edit]

Janakpuri West metro station Entry/exits
Gate No-1 Gate No-2 Gate No-3

Connections[edit]

Janak Puri West Metro Station serves as an interchange between Blue Line and Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro.

Bus[edit]

Delhi Transport Corporation bus routes number 588, 810, 813, 813CL, 816, 816A, 816EXT, 817, 817A, 817B, 818, 819, 822, 823, 824, 824SSTL, 825, 826, 827, 828, 829, 833, 834, 835, 836, 838, 838A, 845, 847, 861A, 871, 871A, 872, 873, 876, 878, 891STL, 972A, 972BSPL, By Pass Express, serves the station from outside metro station stop.[6]

Gallery[edit]

Janakpuri West Metro Station.jpg Janak Puri West metro signboard.jpg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parking_Details". Delhi Metro Rail.
  2. ^ "Ridership_Details" (PDF). Delhi Metro Rail.
  3. ^ "Station Information". Archived from the original on 19 June 2010. Retrieved 26 June 2010.
  4. ^ http://www.delhimetrorail.com/press_reldetails.aspx?id=eQM2nlig5R4lld
  5. ^ http://www.delhimetrorail.com/PressReleaseDocuments/pressinfoeng_25518.pdf
  6. ^ "Department of Delhi Transport Corporation". Govt.of NCT of Delhi.

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