Delhi will join a select few cities in the world to have a high-speed corridor to the airport, with Delhi Metro's most sensitive line likely to start operations from Wednesday, finally bringing the Indira Gandhi International Airport closer to the heart of the Capital.
If everything goes according to the plan and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) completes its deployment process by Monday, the 23-km Airport Metro Express that connects the city's shopping hub of Connaught Place with the new swanky Terminal-3 of the IGI will be opened to the public on Wednesday.
However, a formal inauguration of the high-speed link is likely to take place later.
CISF sources said they have fast-tracked the deployment of over 400 personnel on the high-speed corridor and the process is likely to be over in a day or two.
“We usually take two to three weeks to complete our deployment. So, it should be over in a day or two,” the sources said.