In a significant boon for commuters, particularly these counting on public transport, a devoted skywalk offering seamless connectivity between the New Delhi railway station and the neighbouring metro station was thrown open for public on Saturday.
The 242-metre lengthy trendy facility may also assist in streamlining the site visitors move on the Ajmeri Gate facet of the railway station, officers stated.
The skywalk has been supplied with escalators together with amenities equivalent to CCTV surveillance cameras.
“The devoted skywalk, constructed by the DMRC in collaboration with Northern Railway, for offering seamless connectivity between the Ajmeri Gate facet and the adjoining New Delhi Metro stations on the Yellow Line and the Airport Specific Line was opened for passenger use from at the moment morning,” a DMRC spokesperson stated.
A devoted skywalk connecting Ajmeri Gate facet of New Delhi Railway station with the adjoining Metro station with connectivity to Yellow Line and Airport Specific Line was opened for public at the moment. This new hyperlink is offering seamless connection between the Railway & Metro stations. pic.twitter.com/onglKpiwgk
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The newly-constructed skywalk is an extension of the foot over bridge (FOB) contained in the railway station and connects the Ajmeri Gate facet of the railway platform with the New Delhi metro station in addition to the multi-level parking throughout Bhavbhuti Marg by a number of entry and exit factors.
The development of this distinctive skywalk in a hub witnessing vital site visitors was a significant engineering problem which was additional compounded by the disruptions posed resulting from COVID-19 pandemic, officers stated.
“The construction needed to be constructed above a practical underground metro station simply three metres under, with main site visitors motion on Bhavbhuti Marg. Additionally, the bridge needed to be related to 2 pre-existing constructing buildings on the far ends guaranteeing minimal inconvenience to the individuals, infrastructure and different buildings close by,” the Delhi Metro Rail Company stated.
The New Delhi metro station is situated on the Yellow Line of the community with interchange station facility for Airport Export Line.