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Delhi Metro Magenta Line

Magenta Line or Line 8 is built like an arc through the southern parts of Delhi. The second corridor to be opened under Delhi Metro Phase III, it is the first, though, to have driverless trains running on the communication-based train control (CBTC) technology. All trains on the line comprise six coaches, and they have a maximum speed of 80 km/h. Every station on the line has platform screen doors for enhanced safety. As with all the non-Phase I lines, Line 8 uses standard gauge (1435 mm) tracks and 25 kV alternating current supplied from overhead catenary. Magenta Line has 25 stations along a route length of 34.2 km. It is the only line on the entire system to have civilian entry restricted at one of its stations — Shankar Vihar — which is located in military area.

Stations on Magenta Line

Station Name Interchange/ Connections
English Hindi  
Janakpuri West जनकपुरी पश्चिम Blue Line
Dabri Mor डाबरी मोर  
Dashrath Puri दशरथ पुरी  
Palam पालम  
Sadar Bazaar Cantonment सदर बाजार छावनी  
Terminal 1 IGI Airport टर्मिनल 1 IGI हवाई अड्डा Indira Gandhi International Airport T1 C–D
Shankar Vihar शंकर विहार  
Vasant Vihar वसंत विहार  
Munirka मुनिरका  
RK Puram आर के पुरम  
IIT Delhi आईआईटी दिल्ली  
Hauz Khas हौज खास Yellow Line
Panchsheel Park पंचशील पार्क  
Chirag Delhi चिराग दिल्ली  
Greater Kailash ग्रेटर कैलाश  
Nehru Enclave नेहरू एन्क्लेव  
Kalkaji Mandir कालकाजी मंदिर Violet Line
Okhla NSIC ओखला एन.एस.आई.सी.  
Sukhdev Vihar सुखदेव विहार  
Jamia Millia Islamia जामिया मिलिया इस्लामिया  
Okhla Vihar ओखला विहार  
Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh जसोला विहार शाहीन बाग  
Kalindi Kunj कालिंदी कुंज  
Okhla Bird Sanctuary ओखला पक्षी अभयारण्य  
Botanical Garden वानस्पतिक उद्यान  

Magenta Line Route Map

Further Extension of Magenta Line

Under Delhi Metro Phase IV, Magenta Line is to be extended further by 28 kilometres and 24 stations. From Janakpuri West, the line will head northwards and take a U turn for the opposite direction before finally terminating at the Ramakrishna Ashram Marg station of Blue Line.

Top Attractions Connected by Magenta Line

Attraction Nearest Station Distance from Nearest Station (Km)
Okhla Bird Sanctuary Okhla Bird Sanctuary 0
Atlantic Water World Kalindi Kunj 0.8
Kalkaji Temple Kalkaji Mandir 0.5
Lotus Temple Kalkaji Mandir 0.9
ISKCON Temple Kalkaji Mandir 1.1
Nehru Place Market Nehru Enclave 0
Hauz Khas Village RK Puram 1.7
Air Force Museum Sadar Bazar 0.7
Unity One Mall Janakpuri West 0
West End Mall Janakpuri West 0.2

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