Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on 20 April 2014 completed the construction of first crossover viaduct of India at the east Delhi's Karkardooma Metro station.
The viaduct is aligned at an angle of 114 degree and is 21metre above the ground. It is one of the highest points in the Phase III network. Till now, Akshardham was the highest station on the network.
The Phase III network of DMRC will run from Mukundpur-Shiv Vihar. It covers a distance of 59km.
DMRC has also planned to built such elevated viaducts at four more locations in Phase III. These locations are Netaji Subhash Place, Dhaula Kuan, Mayur Vihar I and Anand Vihar.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited is a state owned company that operates the Delhi Metro in the National Capital Region of India.
The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) instructed the DMRC to set up a separate subsidiary company to provide consultancy services. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. was registered on 3 May 1995 under the Companies Act, 1956 for the implementation and subsequent operation of the Delhi Metro.
The DMRC has equal equity participation from the Government of India and the Government of Delhi. Dr. Sudhir Krishna is the Chairman of the DMRC.
When: 20 April 2014