Ahmedabad Metro Update: Metro Rail Route to be Extended to Gandhinagar in Phase-2

Ahmedabad Metro Update: Metro Rail Route to be Extended to Gandhinagar in Phase-2

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Date of Post: 15 oct, 2018

Ahmedabad: The metro rail route of the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar metro project will be extended to Gandhinagar in Phase-2. In first phase, which is estimated to cost Rs 10,773 crore, the metro will connect suburbs in Ahmedabad along east-west and north-south axis.

More Information:

  • The first trial run of the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar metro rail project will take place in the first week of January next year on a 6.5 km stretch, called as “priority reach”, between Vastral and Apparel Park.
  • This stretch is the part of the 20.73km long East-West Corridor of the Metro Rail Project.
  • The entire project will be ‘up and running’ by 2020.
  • For the first 5 years, each train will have 3 coaches with the capacity to ferry a total of 1,000 commuters, though the metro stations have been built for 6-coach trains, Managing Director of the project I P Gautam recently said.
  • The Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Metro Rail Project is being implemented by a state owned company, MEGA (Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar & Ahmedabad).

To know more about recent developments of  Ahmedabad Metro –

23 Aug, 2018 : Ahmedabad Metro Update: 1st Trial Run On ‘Priority Reach’ Between Vastral village and Apparel Park To Begin in January 2019

17 Aug, 2018 : Ahmedabad Metro Update: 4th TBM Launched for Underground Section of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project

7 May, 2018 : Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister, Akimoto Masatoshi Inspects Sites of Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train & Ahmedabad Metro Project


Author:

Deepak Kumar is a part of the content team of Rail Analysis India as a writer and analyst .
His focus is on new initiatives on the Railway Sector of India .
Please reach us at editor@railanalysis.com for more information .

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