CASE STUDY : KASHMERE GATE ISBT
ANUSHPRA SINGH A/2155/2009 | PRASHANT KUMAR A/2160/2009 SNEHALATA A/2150/2009
The Maharana Pratap Inter-State Bus Terminal or MMTC at Kashmere Gate is the oldest and the largest in India catering to buses from Delhi and six other states i.e.
Jammu and Kashmir,
Kashmere Gate is located in North Delhi in the Old Delhi area in close vicinity to the Red Fort and the Old Delhi Railway Station.
AREA : 53126 sqm
The Kashmere Gate station of the Delhi Metro, lies on both the Red (Dilshad Garden - Rithala) and Yellow Lines (Jahangir Puri - HUDA City Center). It is a transfer station between the Red Line on the highest upper level and the Yellow Line on the lowest level.Kashmere Gate also serves as the Headquarters for the Delhi Metro.
MAHARANA PRATAP ISBT ,an interstate bus terminal
The refurbished ISBT has been developed in such a way to provide maximum number of conveniences and latest facilities to the passengers. The ISBT Kashmere Gate was initially constructed by the DDA in 1976 and transferred to Transport Department in 1993.
Passengers at the Kashmere Gate ISBT in Delhi can now enjoy better amenities with the inauguration of the renovated facility having an air conditioned waiting lounge, food court, glass elevator and escalators. It has been described by Delhi government as 'airport-like' in its facilities.
The redeveloped ISBT is designed as a state of the art, modern integrated Bus Terminal. While being modern, in its design and appearance, the design carefully incorporates functional requirements.
Clearly marked and well constructed buses routes and walkways makes the movement pleasant and safe
The refurbished ISBT has state-of-the-art facilities, including escalators, glass elevators, a centrally airconditioned departure and waiting area, a high-speed wifi zone, LCD screens, CCTV surveillance, parking, hi-tech public conveniences, information kiosks, an RO plant and a sewage treatment plant.