On 9 March 2019, PM Narendra Modi waves the flag for the extension of Blue Line section of the Delhi Metro Rail in Noida, After this Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has now grown to the fifth largest metro chain in the world after Beijing, Shanghai, Moscow, and London.
With an extension of six stations on the Blue Line route, The operational chain of the DMRC stretched over 375 km.
Blue Line extension section waved the flag off by PM Narendra Modi through remote during a ceremony held in Greater Noida on March 9.
Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs tweeted “Hon’ble PM inaugurates the 6.7 Km Metro section from Noida City Centre to Sector-63 Electronic City. Now, with an operational network of 375 km, DMRC becomes world’s 5th largest metro network after Beijing, Shanghai, Moscow & London. Heartiest congratulations to Team DMRC!”.
The Blue line extension is a totally-elevated section with six stations-Sector 34, Sector 52, Sector 61, Sector 59, Sector 62 and Noida Electronic City. This makes the Blue Line near to the recently inaugurated Aqua Line.