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Auto, car drop points at some stations of upcoming Magenta line section

At all stations, there will be provision for the parking of vehicles of handicapped passengers near the lifts which will be connected with the help of a ramp.

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Some of the stations on the Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir section of the Delhi Metro's Magenta line that are in the vicinity of the Outer Ring Road have drop-points for auto-rickshaws and cars, Anuj Dayal, executive director, corporate communications, DMRC said.

"Separate auto and car drop off facilities have been made at the entry points. All the stations also have bus stands within 100 metres of the entry/exit points, he added. At Vasant Vihar, Panchsheel Park and Nehru Enclave, auto stand facilities have also been put in place while at IIT, cycle paths have been created so that the students from IIT can cycle to the station.

At all stations, there will be provision for the parking of vehicles of handicapped passengers near the lifts which will be connected with the help of a ramp. Adequate signages will be put up at all drop off points, auto parking stands, handicapped parking spaces for the convenience of the passengers said the official. All necessary design changes notwithstanding space constraints have been affected to make space for drop-off points for autos, cars, intermediate public transport etc, he added.

From Vasant Vihar to Nehru Enclave, which will be located in the vicinity of the Outer Ring Road, adequate traffic management arrangements have been at the entry and exit points of the stations as per the Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (Planning and Engineering) Centre (UTTIPEC) guidelines, Dayal said.

The 25.6-km Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir section corridor, comprising 16 stations, will be formally opened by Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday from the Nehru Enclave Metro station.

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