Delhi Metro proposed to launch the Violet Line in 2010. DMRC announced the launching of a rapid transit system in Delhi that was named a Heritage line between ITO to Kashmere Gate. The line was inaugurated on October 03, 2010, and covered a total distance of 47 KM with a total of 34 metro stations.
The Violet Line of Delhi Metro covered the major localities of South Delhi, Central Delhi and Faridabad. In 2011, the violet line was extended to Badarpur Metro stations. Then, a new extension was planned in 2018 that covered Raja Nahar Singh Station. Read more about the Delhi Metro Violet Line route map, stations, timings etc.
Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Highlights
|Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
|Major Stations Covered
|Kashmere GateLal QilaJama MasjidDelhi GateITOMandi House
|03 April 2010
|Kashmere Gate Metro StationCentral Secretariat Metro StationKalkaji Mandir Metro StationMandi House Metro StationLajpat Nagar Metro Station
|First Train: 05.30 amLast Train: 11.30 pm
|Maximum Train Speed
|Total Route Length
Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Route Map
Check out the route map of the Delhi Metro Violet line in the section below.
Delhi Metro Violet Line Construction Timeline
The violet line was announced as a major stretch of the Delhi Metro in the year 2010. Here is the detailed timeline of the Delhi Metro Violet line:
|15.34-km stretch from Central Secretariat to Sarita Vihar became operational
|4.82-km section from Sarita Vihar to Badarpur Border
|Mandi House to ITO section
|Fully Elevated Extension from Badarpur Metro Station
|Section from ITO to Kashmere Gate
|3.2-km extension from Escorts Mujesar to Ballabhgarh, Raja Nahar Singh metro stations
Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station Fare
As per the rule, the minimum fare for Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro is Rs 10 and the maximum fare for Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro is Rs 50. The first train starts at 04.30 am and the last metro operated at 11 pm. The frequency of one metro train is in every four to five minutes.
|Delhi Metro Violet Line Fare
|Monday to Saturday
|Sunday and National Holiday
|0 to 2 Km
|2 to 5 Km
|5 to 12 Km
|12 to 21 Km
|21 to 32 Km
|More than 32 Km
Delhi Metro Violet Line Stations
The Delhi Metro Violet line covers a total of 43.3 km and connects South Delhi, Central Delhi and Faridabad. A total of 34 metro stations are covered by the metro line. The metro line commences from Kashmere Gate to Raja Nahar Singh. Refer to the table below to know about the stations covered by the Violet Line.
|Delhi Metro Violet Line Station
|Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
|Harkesh Nagar Okhla
|Neelam Chowk Ajronda
|Sant Surdas – Sihi
|Raja Nahar Singh
Delhi Metro Violet Line Interchange Stations
The Violet metro line is operated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and has been developed as an extension of the Delhi Metro. The metro line has a standard gauge of 1,435 mm and an overhead catenary carrying 25 KW of electricity.
All the metro trains operated at the Violet line runes at a speed of 100 km/hour. Here you can know about the major interchange stations at Violet Line.
|Delhi Metro Station Violet Line
|Kashmere Gate Metro Station
|Central Secretariat Metro Station
|Kalkaji Mandir Metro Station
|Mandi House Metro Station
|Lajpat Nagar Metro Station
Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro FAQs
- What is the timing of the Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station?
Ans. Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station is operational from 05.30 am to 11.30 pm.
- How many stations are there in Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station?
Ans. Presently, 11 substations are there in Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station.
- What is the minimum fare of Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station?
Ans. The minimum fare for Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station is Rs 20 and the maximum fare is Rs 35.
- What are the key attractions near Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station?
Ans. Red Fort, Jama Masjid & Chandni Chowk are the key attractions near Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station
- Who owns the Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station?
Ans. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) owns the Delhi Metro Violet Line Metro Station.