Gurgaon – Transport
Gurgaon - Transport
Gurgaon railway station is operated by Northern Railway of Indian Railways. The rail station forms a part of the larger Indian Railways network. Along with that, Gurgaon has Tajnagar railway station, Dhankot railway station, Ghari Harsaru Railway Junction and Farrukhnagar Railway Station, Patli Railway Station. Under Modernisation of Railway Station, Indian Railway is modernising four railway stations in Gurgaon. Gurgaon railway station, Ghari Harsaru Railway Junction and Farrukhnagar Railway Station will be developed and modernised with modern amenities and international facilities.
HUDA City Centre metro station on the Yellow Line of Delhi Metro. There are five stations served by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. located on the Yellow Line, which are HUDA City Centre, IFFCO Chowk, MG Road, Sikanderpur and Guru Droncharya. Extension of Delhi Metro Yellow line is approved by Haryana Government, in which the line started from HUDA City Centre go through Subhash chowk up to Gurgaon railway station via Hero Honda Chowk and Sector 9 and Sector 5 road, from Gurgaon railway station it goes to Old Delhi road Sector 23 near Palam Vihar chowk at Columbia Asia Hospital via Sheetla Mata Road and Old Delhi–Gurgaon road. This Yellow line extension having an interchange with the Delhi-Gurgaon-Rewari-Alwar RRTS corridor and an Extension of DLF Gurgaon rapid metro at Old Delhi road. The total length of this line up to Sector 23 as of now is around 20–22 km. In near future, it will extend from sector 23 to Dwarka expressway interchange with another metro line going toward Dwarka.
The Rapid Metro has eleven stations in Gurgaon, with an interchange with the Yellow Line of Delhi Metro at Sikandarpur metro station. The Rapid Metro became operational in November 2013 and currently covers a distance of 11.7 kilometers (7.3 mi). One more phase of the project is in the pipeline and would take the total number of subway stations in the city to 16. An estimated 33,000 people ride the Rapid Metro every day, which provides an exclusive elevated transit service with three coach trains that run in a loop. Three extensions of Rapid Metro in Gurgaon are approved by the Haryana Government.
- One line will go to the Old Delhi Gurgaon Road to have an interchange with the Yellow Line extension for seamless connectivity.
- Second-line will go to Dwarka Sector 21 metro station having an interchange with the Blue Line and the Airport Express Line via NH-8 and then Urban Extension Road II/UER 2.
- The third line will be extended from Sector 55-56 Rapid Metro station up to Subhash Chowk near Southern Peripheral Road via Golf Course Road Extension Road having an interchange with the Yellow Line Extension, Gurgaon-Faridabad Metro line, and Gurgaon Manesar Bawal MRTS.
Gurgaon is served by Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is located just outside of Gurgaon city limits near National Highway 8.
The airport, spread over an area of 5,106 acres (2,066 ha), is situated in Palam, 15 km (9.3 mi) south-west of the New Delhi railway station and 16 km (9.9 mi) from New Delhi city centre. Named after former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi.