Gorakhpur Metro: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 1,482 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur Metro: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

The city is home to the Gorakhnath Math, a Gorakhnath temple. The city also has an Indian Air Force station, since 1963. Gita Press, the world's largest publisher of Hindu religious texts is also located in Gorakhpur.According to a 2020 report, 31 villages have been incorporated in the municipal corporation limits increasing the population to over 1 million.The Gorakhpur Metro is a light rapid transit system proposed for the city of Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The network will consist of 2 elevated lines serving 27 stations with a total length of 27.41 kilometres. The project is estimated to cost ₹4,672 crore (US$620 million). It is expected to be completed by 2024

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Gorakhpur Metro Rail Project
  • Operator: Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
  • Project Type: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
  • No. of Corridors: 2
  • Project Cost: INR 4,672 Crore
  • Completion Target: 2024

Operational Routes

NA

Fares 

Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Route Map

NA

Project Information

Approved

Corridor I: Shyam Nagar - Sooba Bazar

  • Route Length: 16.95 km
  • No. of Stations: 16
  • Proposed Stations: Syam Nagar, Bargadwa, Shastri Nagar, Nathmalpur, Gorakhnath Mandir, Hazaripur, Dharmsala, Gorakhpur Railway Station, University, Mohaddipur, Ramgarh Lake, AIIMS, Malviya Nagar, MMM Engineering College, Divya Nagar, Sooba Bazar.
  • Proposed Depot: Sooba Bazar

Corridor II: Gulariha - Kachehri Chauraha

  • Route Length: 10.46 km
  • No. of Stations: 11
  • Proposed Stations: Gulariha, BRD Medical College, Mugalaha, Khajanchi Bazaar, Basharatpur, Ashok Nagar, Vishnu Nagar, Asuran Chowk, Dharmsala, Gol Ghar,  Kachehri Chauraha
  • Proposed Depot: Mughalaha

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
    ₹4,672  crore    Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh  

 Deadline: NA

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: NA
  • Average Speed: NA
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: NA
  • Signalling System: NA
  • Rolling stock: NA

Major Contractors 

NA

Progress So Far

  • March 2019: RITES Limited submitted a detailed project report (DPR) of the project.
  • October 2020: UP Government approves the DPR of the project.

 

  




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