Delhi Metro gets permission to conduct studies for Noida Airport-Delhi high-speed metro link

The Board of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) on Tuesday gave its green signal to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for conducting studies for high-speed metro rail links from Noida International Airport to Delhi.

According to details that emerged from the 71st Board meeting of YEIDA, These metro links connecting projects are in two parts – one between the airport in Jewar and Greater Noida and the other from Greater Noida to Delhi.

YEIDA said in an official statement, “The board has given its approval to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) for metro rail connectivity between Knowledge Park in Greater Noida to Noida International Airport in Jewar.”

“The board also gave its go-ahead for issuing a work order in order to conduct a feasibility study for metro rail connectivity between Greater Noida and New Delhi,” the statement read.

According to Shailendra Bhatia YEIDA Additional CEO and Airport project in-charge said both the studies are to be conducted by the DMRC for which an agreement had already been signed and the Board gave its approval on Tuesday.