Photos: Delhi Metro Heritage Line flagged off today

Updated On May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST
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The Heritage Line, an extension of the existing Violet Line of the Metro, was inaugurated by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu. The line, will connect some of the famous monuments of Old Delhi and bring several other areas of the walled city within walkable distance of residents. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

The Heritage Line, an extension of the existing Violet Line of the Metro, was inaugurated by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu. The line, will connect some of the famous monuments of Old Delhi and bring several other areas of the walled city within walkable distance of residents. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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Union minister Harsh Vardhan and M Venkaiah Naidu and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at the inauguration of the Heritage Line on Sunday. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

Union minister Harsh Vardhan and M Venkaiah Naidu and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at the inauguration of the Heritage Line on Sunday. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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The ITO- Kashmere Gate section of the Delhi Metro, also known as the Heritage Line, has three key stations at Delhi’s landmark historical monuments. These are Delhi Gate, Jama Masjid and Lal Qila. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

The ITO- Kashmere Gate section of the Delhi Metro, also known as the Heritage Line, has three key stations at Delhi’s landmark historical monuments. These are Delhi Gate, Jama Masjid and Lal Qila. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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With the opening of this section, Kashmere Gate will emerge as the biggest interchange station, as passengers travelling on Rithala-Dilshad Garden, Samaipur Badli-HUDA City Center and Faridabad line can change from here. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

With the opening of this section, Kashmere Gate will emerge as the biggest interchange station, as passengers travelling on Rithala-Dilshad Garden, Samaipur Badli-HUDA City Center and Faridabad line can change from here. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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Janpath, Mandi House and ITO stations on this line have already been opened for the public (4.2km section of the 9.37km-long-corridor is operational). (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

Janpath, Mandi House and ITO stations on this line have already been opened for the public (4.2km section of the 9.37km-long-corridor is operational). (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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The line, will connect the some of the famous monuments of Old Delhi. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

The line, will connect the some of the famous monuments of Old Delhi. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) is hoping that the Metro would make other tourist attractions in the area famous as well. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) is hoping that the Metro would make other tourist attractions in the area famous as well. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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The theme of the Jama Masjid station, which will open for public use on May 28, is historical and the look has been accentuated with metal work and stone cladding. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

The theme of the Jama Masjid station, which will open for public use on May 28, is historical and the look has been accentuated with metal work and stone cladding. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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The heritage line will serve as the best mode of transport to see everything from the Janpath flea market to Jama Masjid. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2017 06:24 PM IST

The heritage line will serve as the best mode of transport to see everything from the Janpath flea market to Jama Masjid. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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