Ahmedabad Metro Phase II: Project Information, Cost, Contractors and System Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2020-09-17 17:39:00 Viewer: 186 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad Metro Phase II:  Project Information, Cost, Contractors and System Details

The Government of Gujarat gave approval for Phase-2 of project in October 2017 and revised it in October 2018. In February 2019, the Union cabinet approved the Rs 5384.17 crore second phase of the project. It will extend from Motera to Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar with a separate line from Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) linking Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) and GIFT City. The Phase-2 will have total 28.254 km long elevated corridor with 22 stations.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project
  • Operator: Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Gujarat
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Network Length: 68.28 km
  • No. of Phases/Lines: 2 (2 Lines)
  • Project Cost: INR 16,157.17 Crore
  • Status: Operational - March 4, 2019

Under Construction

Phase-II Network

 Line-2 (North-South / Red Line): Motera Stadium – Mahatma Mandir

  • Length: 22.838 km
  • Type: Elevated
  • Depot: Indroda
  • Number of Stations: 20
  • Station Names: Koteshwar Road, Vishwakarma College, Tapovan Circle, Narmada Canal, Koba Circle, Juna Koba, Koba Gam, GNLU, Raysan, Randesan, Dholakuva Circle, Infocity, Sector-1, Sector-10A, Sachivalaya, Akshardham, Juna Sachivalaya, Sector-16, Sector-24 and Mahatma Mandir

 Line-3 (Eastern Spur): Gujarat National Law University – Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GNLU                                      – GIFT City)

  • Length: 5.416 km
  • Type: Elevated
  • Number of Stations: 3
  • Stations Names: Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) and Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)

Click here to see station names, fare and route maps.

Project Cost & Funding

Phase Project Cost Funding by
Phase 2 Rs 5384.17 crore  Govt. of Gujarat, Govt. of India and JICA

System Information

  • Rolling Stock (Train): 3 Coach, Standard Gauge (1,435 mm), Maximum Speed - 80 kmph, Average Speed - 33 kmph, Passenger Capacity - 782. The train is capable of running “driverless” on unattended train operations (UTO) mode.
  • Electrification: 750 V DC Third Rail
  • Signalling: CBTC (Communication Based Train Control)
  • Track: Standard Guage (1,435 mm)

Major Contract Awarded (Phase II)

Package Contractors   Work Description
  SYSTRA – SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India) Pvt. Ltd. JV   Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for extension of Line-2 from Motera Stadium to Mahatma Mandir
  Ardanuy Ingeniería S.A   Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for Power Supply & Distribution System, 750 V DC Third Rail Traction Electrification and SCADA System
  M K Soil Testing Laboratory   Geotechnical Investigation for Line-2 Extn (Viaduct, 22 Stations & Depot)
Civil Package C1 Afcons Infrastructure   Viaduct from Motera to GNLU (8.124 km) and GNLU to GIFT City (5.420 km) with 10 stations
Civil Package C2 Ranjit Buildcon   Viaduct from GNLU to Gandhinagar Sector-1 (6.478 km) with 5 stations
Civil Package C3 Not yet finalize   Viaduct from Sector-1 to Mahatma Mandir with 7 stations

Progress So Far

  • 19 Feb.2019: Central Government’s Cabinet approved the plan for the Metro Rail Project.
  • 4 March 2019: Its foundation stone was laid by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • Feb 2021: Construction work on Phase II started.

In-depth Information

Overview | Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1


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