The Orange Line or Delhi Airport Express Line is the Delhi Metro Map line from New Delhi Metro Station via route Dwarka Sector 21, which then connects Indira Gandhi International Airport. The line was opened on February 23, 2011, after the four deadlines had already disappeared. Delhi Metro Map Orange line was built at a cost of 57 billion, of which Reliance Infra paid ₹28.85 billion (the US $580m), Reliance Infra will also pay a fee on a revenue-share model.

Delhi Metro Orange Line map

The total length of the Orange Line is 22.7 km, of which 15.7 km is underground and 7 km is elevated, from Buddha Jayanti Park to Mahipalpur. Orange Line Metro travel up to 135 km / h, instead of 80 km / h on the rest of the metro. The journey time from New Delhi to the airport Terminal 2, T2, and Terminal 3, T3 is 19 minutes.

The service of Orange Line on Delhi Metro Map was suspended from 7 July 2012 to 22 January 2013 due to technical problems. After reopening, the speed was cut to only 50 km / h, increasing the travel time from the airport to New Delhi station to more than 40 minutes. On 27 June 2013 Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. Announced to DMRC that they are unable to operate the line beyond 30 June 2013.

In view of this, the DMRC took over the operation of the Airport Express Line and the operations and maintenance team of 100 officers from 1 July 2013. In mid-2014 the DMRC restored speeds of 80 km / h on the line. In January 2015, the DMRC reported that Airport Express or Orange Line recorded a nearly 30 percent increase in its ridership after a 40% decrease last July.

Delhi Metro Map: Airport Express Line Route Map

Delhi Metro Map

Delhi Metro Route: Orange line Airport Express

Station No.Station Name
(English)
Station Name
(Hindi)
Station LayoutInterchange
1New Delhiनई दिल्लीUndergroundMetro Yellow Line
2Shiwa Ji Stadiumशिवाजी स्टेडियमUndergroundNONE
3Dhaula Kuanधौला कुआँElevatedMEtro Pink line
4Delhi Aerocityदिल्ली एरोसिटीUndergroundNONE
5Airportएयरपोर्टUndergroundNONE
6Dwarka Sector 21द्वारका सेक्टर २१UndergroundDelhi Metro Blue Line DMRC
7ACC Centre-Dwarka Sector 25एसीसी सेंटर-द्वारका सेक्टर २५UndergroundMetro Yellow Line
DMRC Orange Line Route

Delhi Metro Map : Airport Express Fare:

A fare of Rs50 has been remarked for travel from New Delhi station to IGI Airport and Rs50 for New Delhi to Dwarka Sector 21. DMRC Passes are also available for trips Rs30 and Rs45. The monthly trip card from New Delhi to IGI Airport costs Rs 1,300 and Rs 1,600 respectively. It costs Rs 43.33 per trip and Rs 35.55 respectively and is valid for one calendar month. Other such passes are available in DMRC for various original destination combinations. Stored value cards are also on offer that will offer a 10% discount on all trips. The current airport express fare is cheaper than any other mode of transport to reach the airport.

Delhi Metro Map Stations Overview:

All six metro stations on the orange line are known as City Airport Terminal (CAT). They come with state-of-the-art equipment such as explosive detectors, large X-ray baggage scanners, vehicle scanners, quick response teams, and dog squads to ensure complete safety of passengers and luggage. The stations have full-height platform screen doors to prevent unwanted incidents and provide better air conditioning. All stations are secured with a network of CCTV cameras that relate live images to the station control room, security control room, and operations control center. The security of the airport line is handled by the Central Industrial Security Force which also handles the security of all DMRC stations.

Inside New Delhi Airport Express Metro Station:

Delhi Airport Metro Express – Entrance
All stations are User friendly so that people on wheelchairs can access them with amenities, such as light slopes with ramps at the station may be elevators, elevators designed specifically to facilitate physically challenged people and stretchers. Able to carry, point to point stations and are located at various points of the trains so that during any emergency, a disabled person can get help by just pressing the call button. The lift can be used by the blind with an elevator button with Braille letters.

Delhi Metro Map Airport Express/Orange Line Train Frequency.

DELHI METRO Orange LINE AVERAGE FREQUENCY DURING PEEK HOURS AND OFF PEEK HOURS
LINE
SECTION
PEEK HOURS
OFF PEEK HOURS
Weekday
Saturday
Sunday
Weekday
Saturday
Sunday

Orange/Airport Line

Dwarka Sector 21 To New Delhi

10 min 00 sec

10 min 00 sec

10 min 00 sec

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10 min 00 sec

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