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Delhi Red Line Metro Route Map, Stations List, Timings & Facts

Published Date: 22-Oct-2019

Red Line is also called Line 1 as it was the first line of Delhi Metro to be opened. Its first corridor, measuring 8.3 km between Shahdara and Tis Hazari, was inaugurated on December 24, 2002. Since then, the line has extended to 34.7 km and 29 stations. Like the other two Phase I lines of Delhi Metro — Blue Line and Yellow Line — it uses broad gauge (1676 mm) tracks and overhead wires carrying alternating current at 25 kilovolts. The trains, which consist of 4 or 6 coaches, travel at a maximum 80 km/h with a frequency of 4–10 minutes. 

Here is the list of all stations of the Delhi metro Red line with route map, timings, interchange stations and nearby top attractions of metro station

Quick Info

  • Inaugurated on: 24 December 2002
  • Number of Stations: 29 Stations and 4 Interchanges
  • Timings: 5:30 am to 11:00 pm
  • Ticket Price: Rs.10 to Rs.50

Delhi Red Line Route Map

Delhi Red Line Metro Map

Red Line Lesser Known Facts

  • The construction of the Red Line began in 1997 as part of Phase 1 of the Delhi Metro project. The line was opened in stages, with the first section between Shahdara and Tis Hazari inaugurated by the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • The line is operational at a distance of 34.7 km and 29 stations.
  • It uses broad gauge (1676 mm) tracks and overhead wires carrying alternating current at 25 kilovolts. 
  • The trains, which consist of 4 or 6 coaches, travel at a maximum of 80 km/h with a frequency of 4-10 minutes.

List of Stations on Red Line (DELHI METRO)

Station Name Interchange/ Connections Nearby Accommodations
English Hindi    
Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) शहीद स्थल (नया बस अडडा) Ghaziabad Junction Railway Station Hotels in Nehru Nagar  
Hindon हिंडन     
Arthala अर्थला     
Mohan Nagar मोहन नगर    
Shyam park श्याम पार्क    
Major Mohit Sharma मेजर मोहित शर्मा    
Raj Bagh राज बाग    
Shaheed Nagar शहीद नगर    
Dilshad Garden दिलशाद गार्डन   Hotels near Dilshad garden
Jhilmil झिलमिल    
Mansarovar Park मानसरोवर पार्क    
Shahdara शाहदरा   Hotels in Shahdara
Welcome वेलकम  Pink Line  
Seelampur सीलमपुर    
Shastri Park शास्त्री पार्क    
Kashmere Gate कश्मीरी गेट Yellow Line; Violet Line; Kashmere Gate ISBT Hotels near Kashmere Gate
Tis Hazari तीस हजारी    
Pul Bangash पुल बंगश    
Pratap Nagar प्रताप नगर    
Shastri Nagar शास्त्री नगर Sarai Rohilla Railway Station  
Inderlok इंद्रलोक Green Line (Main Line)  
Kanhiya Nagar कन्हैया नगर    
Keshav Puram केशव पुरम    
Netaji Subhash Place नेताजी सुभाष प्लेस Pink Line Hotels near Netaji Subhash Place
Kohat Enclave कोहाट एन्क्लेव    
Pitam Pura पीतम पुरा   Hotels in Pitampura
Rohini East रोहिणी पूर्व   Hotels near Rohini
Rohini West रोहिणी पश्चिम    
Rithala रिठाला    

Top Attractions Connected by Red Line

Attraction Nearest Station Distance from Nearest Station (Km)
Adventure Island Rithala 0.7
Unity One Mall Rohini West 0
D Mall Rohini West 0.3
St James Church Kashmere Gate 0.3
Dudheshwar Nath Mandir Shaheed Sthal 1.4

Other Delhi Metro Lines: Yellow | Blue | Green | Violet | Orange | Magenta | Grey | Pink | Rapid Metro


Q. How many metro stations are on the Red Line?

A. There are 29 stations on the Red Line of Delhi Metro with 4 interchanges. 

Q. Which is the 1st station on the Red Line metro in Delhi?

A. Shaheed Sthal and Rithala are the initial stations on both ends of the route line.

Q. Which is the most popular station on the Red Line metro in Delhi?

A. Kashmere Gate is the most popular station on the Red Line metro. It connects two lines- Yellow Line and Violet Line.

Q. Who made the Red Line metro in Delhi?

A. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) operates all the functions of Delhi Metro.

Q. Which is the cleanest metro line in Delhi?

A. The Delhi Metro has made significant efforts to maintain cleanliness by implementing regular cleaning schedules, and waste management systems, and educating passengers about maintaining cleanliness inside the trains and stations.

Q. Which metro line is the longest in Delhi?

A. The Pink Line is the longest with 59 km and 38 stations.

Q.  Where is the fastest metro in Delhi?

A. The 23 kilometres-long Airport Express Line is the fastest Metro connection in India providing seamless connectivity from the New Delhi Railway Station to Dwarka Sector 21 through IGI Airport Terminal-3 and Aerocity.

Q.  Which is the shortest Delhi Metro line?

A. The shortest line in Delhi Metro is the Grey Line with a distance of 5.19 km with 4 stations.

Q. What is the timing of the first train from a Red Line in Delhi?

A. The first train departure time on the Red Line of the Delhi Metro is 5:30 am.

Q. What is the timing of the last train from the Red Line in Delhi?

A. The last train departure time on the Red Line of the Delhi Metro is 11:00 pm.

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