Yellow Line or Line 2 was the second line of Delhi Metro to be opened in phases after the Red Line. Yellow Line is 48.8 km long and it has 37 stations between Samaypur Badli in the north and HUDA City Centre in the south.
- Inaugrated in: 20 December 2004
- Number of Stations: 37 Stations and 8 Interchanges
- Timings: 5:30 am to 11:00 pm
- Ticket Price: Rs.10 to Rs.50
Yellow Line Map
Yellow Line Lesser Known Facts
- The Yellow Line was officially inaugurated on December 20, 2004, by the then-Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and the then-Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit.
- The Vishwa Vidyalaya to Kashmere Gate section was the first underground section of Delhi Metro to be completed and became operational for the public.
- It is one of the longest and busiest lines on the system, and the two busiest stations — Rajiv Chowk and Kashmere Gate — are both part of it.
- Broad gauge (1676 mm) tracks and 25 kV AC via overhead catenary are used on the line.
- The frequency of the trains (comprising six or eight coaches) varies depending on the time of day, but it can be even less than 1 minute, whereas the top speed of the trains is 80 km/h.
Stations on Yellow Line
|Station||Interchange/ Connections||Nearby Accommodation|
|Samaypur Badli||सामयपुर बादली||Hotels near Samaypur Badli|
|Rohini Sector 18, 19||रोहिणी सेक्टर 18, 19||Hotels near Rohini|
|Haiderpur Badli Mor||हैदरपुर बादली मोर|
|Adarsh Nagar||आदर्श नगर|
|Model Town||मॉडल टाउन|
|GTB Nagar||जीटीबी नगर||Hotels near GTB Nagar|
|Vishwa Vidyalaya||विश्व विद्यालय|
|Civil Lines||सिविल लाइंस|
|Kashmere Gate||कश्मीरी गेट||Red Line; Violet Line; Kashmere Gate ISBT||Hotels near Kasmere Gate|
|Chandni Chowk||चांदनी चोक||Delhi Junction (Old Delhi Railway Station)|
|Chawri Bazar||चौरी बाजार|
|New Delhi||नई दिल्ली||Orange Line; New Delhi Railway Station||Hotels near New Delhi Railway Station|
|Rajiv Chowk||राजीव चौक||Blue Line||Hotels in Connaught Place|
|Patel Chowk||पटेल चौक|
|Central Secretariat||केंद्रीय सचिवालय||Violet Line|
|Udyog Bhawan||उद्योग भवन|
|Lok Kalyan Marg||लोक कल्याण मार्ग|
|Jor Bagh||जोर बाग|
|INA||आई एन ए||Pink Line|
|AIIMS||एम्स||Hotels near AIIMS|
|Green Park||हरित उद्यान||Hotels in Green Park|
|Hauz Khas||हौज खास||Magenta Line|
|Malviya Nagar||मालवीय नगर||Hotels in Malviya Nagar|
|Saket||साकेत||Hotels in Saket|
|Qutub Minar||कुतुब मीनार|
|Chhatarpur||छतरपुर||Hotels in Chhatarpur|
|Arjan Garh||अर्जन गढ़||Hotels near Arjan Garh|
|Guru Dronacharya||गुरु द्रोणाचार्य|
|Sikandarpur||सिकंदरपुर||Rapid Metro Gurgaon||Hotels in DLF Phase 2|
|MG Road||एमजी रोड|
|IFFCO Chowk||इफको चौक|
|Millennium City Centre Gurugram||मिलेनियम सिटी सेंटर गुरुग्राम||Hotels near Millennium City Centre Gurugram|
Further Extension of Yellow Line
Yellow Line is being planned to be extended deeper into the city of Gurgaon. The line, from Huda City Centre, will move further southwards through Old Gurgaon before taking a U-turn in the anti-clockwise direction. Thereafter, it would head northwards again before finally joining the Cyber City Station of Rapid Metro Gurgaon. The important stations on the extended Yellow Line would be Rajiv Chowk (Gurgaon), Udyog Vihar, Technology Park and Gurgaon Railway Station. Similarly, from Samaypur Badli, the line is being extended till Sirsapur, and a further extension from here to Narela is being planned.
Top Attractions Connected by Yellow Line
|Attraction||Nearest Station||Distance from Nearest Station (Km)|
|Delhi Police Museum||Model Town||1|
|Kamla Nehru Ridge||Vidhan Sabha||1.7|
|Red Fort||Chandni Chowk||1.6|
|Jama Masjid||Chandni Chowk||1.5|
|Chandni Chowk||Chandni Chowk||0|
|Connaught Place||Rajiv Chowk||0|
|Sacred Heart Cathedral||Patel Chowk||1.1|
|Jantar Mantar||Patel Chowk||0.6|
|Gurudwara Bangla Sahib||Patel Chowk||0.8|
|Janpath Market||Patel Chowk||0.8|
|Mughal Gardens (Rashtrapati Bhavan)||Central Secretariat||1.8|
|India Gate||Central Secretariat||1.8|
|National Museum||Udyog Bhavan||0.9|
|Lodhi Gardens||Jor Bagh||1.5|
|Safdarjung’s Tomb||Jor Bagh||0.4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How many metro stations on the Yellow Line?
A. Currently, the Yellow Line Delhi Metro is running on 37 stations from Samypur Badli to Millennium City Centre Gurugram.
Q. Which is the 1st station on the Yellow Line metro in Delhi?
A. Samaypur Badli and Millennium City Centre Gurugram are the initial stations on the Yellow Line on both the ends.
Q. Which is the most popular station on the Yellow Line metro in Delhi?
A. One of the most popular stations on the Yellow Line is Rajiv Chowk, it is an important interchange station that connects the Yellow Line with the Blue Line of the Delhi Metro.
Q. Who made the Yellow Line metro in Delhi?
A. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC) operates all the operations 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 Yellow Line in Delhi?
A. The first train departure time on the Yellow line of the Delhi Metro is 5:30 am.
Q. What is the timing of the last train from the Yellow Line in Delhi?
A. The last train departure time on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro is 11:00 pm.