New Delhi, May 25 (UNI) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC) today announced that there will be more feeder buses from the Dilshad Garden Metro Station with effect from June 4, the first day of operation of its new sector of Shahdara-Dilshad Garden section.
To provide more feeder bus connectivity to its new Shahdara-Dilshad Garden section from the first day of commercial operations, the State Transport Authority (STA) has approved one route from Dilshad Garden Metro station to GTB Hospital via Dayanand Hospital, GTB Corner Pocket P, Deer Park, Pummy Sweets, J&K Pocket and Shahdara Border.
Four buses will ply on this route and buses will be available at a frequency of 15 minutes. The DMRC has also requested the STA to extend the route to Nand Nagari (Gagan Cinema).
Mr Anuj Dayal, Chief Public Relation Officer, in a release said, ''Two more routes under consideration and subject to approval by the STA are Dilshad Garden Metro station, Mayur Vihar Ph-III (via Surya Nagar (Indian Oil Petrol Pump), Ramprastha X-ing, Anand Vihar ISBT, Gazipur depot, Gazipur village, Vivek Dharam Kanta Gazipur, Tirlokpuri Mod, Dallu Pura Mod, Mayur Vihar Ph-III X-ing, Bharat Public School, CRPF Camp; and Dilshad Garden Metro station, AGCR Enclave/ Priya Enclave (via Surya Nagar (Indian Oil Petrol Pump), Ramprastha X-ing, Ram Vihar, Anand Vihar, Saini Enclave, Dayanand Vihar, Hargovind Enclave).'' Mr Dayal said the DMRC has also conducted a survey for two additional routes from Ghaziabad to Dilshad Garden Metro Station.
Permission is being sought from transport authorities in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh to put these routes into operation.
The routes were Shipra Sun City-Indirapuram, Vaishali, Dabur Chowk, Indraprastha Engineering College, Surya Nagar, Dilshad Garden Metro Station; and Ghaziabad New Bus Stand - Meerut Tiraha, Hindon Nadi, Patel Nagar, Rajendra Nagar, ESI Hospital, Dilshad Garden (UP), Seemapuri Depot, Shahdara Border, Dilshad Garden Metro Station.
Mr Dayal said if these routes were approved by the State Transport Authorities in Delhi and Ghaziabad, it will be the first time that DMRC's feeder buses will cross the borders of Delhi and enter the National Capital Region.
The DMRC was presently operating 87 feeder buses on 14 routes in Delhi, he said.
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