This post is a short aside about a section of Delhi Metro’s Phase 3 project. People following the metro’s progress closely will know that the construction of phase 3 is almost complete and most of the new lines and extensions are operational, except for a few short stretches. One of these stretches is in Trilokpuri in East Delhi Continue reading
One of the side advantages of Delhi Metro is that it’s elevated sections skim over Delhi’s low roof-line (at least for now), providing long views of rooftops and the surrounding city fabric.
On one such journey on the Red Line, I spotted an old gumbad (domed building) sticking out from surrounding newer houses near the Pratap Nagar station. I got off to explore the gumbad, and of course at ground level it was much harder to spot in the maze of surrounding residential streets. Continue reading