New Delhi: The commuters headed for the Delhi airport would soon be able to access the Airport Express Line of the Delhi Metro from Dhaula Kuan and Aerocity stations as well.

According to the sources, the documents pertaining to completion of work have already been dispatched to the Metro Safety Commissioner, who will give his approval after doing the mandatory investigation of the two stations.

Trains are stopping at the new station on a trial basis.

Presently, the commuters are not allowed to board or de-board from these two metro stations, which hitch the metro finances too.

High-speed metro service had commenced on February 23 on the Metro Airport Express Line with only three stoppages after starting from New Delhi - Shivaji Stadium, Indira Gandhi International airport and Dwarka stations.

The significance of the airport express line can be justified from the fact that the number of passengers has crossed the 13,000 mark in June since the commencement of check-in facility from New Delhi and Shivaji Stadium stations.


Metro makes record run

Delhi metro created a new record on Monday with the ridership touching 18 lakh in a day for the first time. According to DMRC, on an average 16 lakh people commute by metro on weekends and around 15.5 lakh on weekdays.

(JPN/Bureau)