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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-25 12:36:00 Viewer: 1,844 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Indore

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

The Indore Metro is a rapid transit system which is under construction for the city of Indore, India. The total system consists of 11 corridors covering a distance of 124 kilometres. This project will cost approximately ₹12,000 crore. The cost per km will be 182 crores and total cost is 15,000 crores. There will be three types of run – on road, on bridges, and underground in some locations

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Indore Metro Rail Project
  • Owner: Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 7500.80 Crore (Phase-I)
  • Funding Pattern: Govt. of India, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh and Loan from Foreign Institutions
  • Completion Target: 2022
  • Status: Under construction

Project Details

Line            Routes   Length   Current Status  
#3 Ring Line   Bhawarsala Square - Super Corridor 1   33.53 km  

Under Construction Routes


Operational Routes


Project Information

Under Construction Routes

Line 3 (Ring Line): Palasia – Railway Station – Airport – Palasia

  • Route Length: 33.53 km (Underground & Eleveted)
  • Total Stations: 30
  • Station Names: Bhawarsala Square, MR 10 Road, ISBT / MR 10 Flyover, Chandragupta Square, Hira Nagar, Bapat Square, Meghdoot Garden, Vijay Nagar Square, Radisson Square, Mumtaj Beg Colony, Bengali Square, Patrakar Colony, Palasia Square, High Court / Hotel Residency, Indore Railway Station, Rajwada Palace, Maulana Azad Marg, Bada Ganpati, Ramchandra Nagar Square, Kalani Nagar, BSF, Airport, Gandhi Nagar Nanod, Super Corridor 6, Super Corridor 5, Super Corridor 4, Super Corridor 3, Super Corridor 2 and Super Corridor 1.
  • Status: Under Construction

 Future Corridors

Line 1A: Sri Aurobindo Hospital – Collectorate office – Indore Bypass 1

  • Number of Stations: 18
  • Station Names: Sri Aurobindo Hospital, Bhawarsala Square, Sanwer Industrial Area, Ganesh Sham Colony, Banganga, Laxmibai Nagar Square, Mara Mata Square, Imli Bazar Chowk, Rajwada Palace, Collectorate Office, Indore Icchapur Rail Crossing, Tower Square, Bhawarkuan Square, Holkar University/IT Park, Rani Bagh, Limbodi, Ralamandal and Indore Bypass 1.

Line 1B: Sri Aurobindo Hospital – Collectorate office – Regional Park

  • Number of Stations: 13
  • Station Names: Sri Aurobindo Hospital, Bhawarsala Square, Sanwer Industrial Area, Ganesh Sham Colony, Banganga, Laxmibai Nagar Square, Mara Mata Square, Imli Bazar Chowk, Rajwada Palace, Collectorate Office, Central Excise, Choithram and Regional Park.

Line 2: Dewas Naka – Juni Indore – MHOW

  • Number of Stations: 28
  • Station Names: Dewas Naka, Niranjanpur Circle, Aranya Nagar, IDA Park, Vijay Nagar Square, Bhamori, Patni Pura/St Joseph Church, Malwa Mill Square, Raj Kumar Bridge, Indore Railway Station, Juni Indore, Collectorate Office, Mhow Naka, Dusshera Maidan, Annapuran Temple, Narmada Public School (Ring Road), Rajendra Nagar, Reti Mandi, IPS Academy, Shramik Colony, Indore Bypass-2, Pigdambar, Umariya, Maa Vaishanodevi Hospital, Haranyakheri / IIT Indore, Chinar Residency and MHOW.

Line 4: MR9 – Indore Railway Station – Indore Bypass 4

  • Number of Stations: 16
  • Station Names: MR9, Convention Center, Lahiya Colony, Chandragupta Square, Sukliya, Nanda Nagar Main Road, Mazdoor Maidan, Rajkumar Bridge, Indore Railway Station, Chhavani, Sri Agrasen Maharaj Chowk, Navlakha Bus Station, Teen Imli, Babul Nagar, Musakhedi and Indore Bypass 4.

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
Phase 1   ₹7500.80 Crore   Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh  

Deadline: NA

Train Maintanance Depot

Phase    Line   Location
Phase I   Line 3 (Yellow)   Super Corridor (Under Construction)


Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Route Map


Technical Information

  • Design Speed: 90 kmph
  • Average Speed: 35 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 25 kV, 50 Hz AC OHE
  • Signalling System: Communications-based Train Control (CBTC)
  • Rolling stock: NA

Major Contracts

  • Rohit Associates Cities & Rails Pvt.Ltd(DPR): Detailed Project Report (DPR) Preparer  
  • DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH – Geodata Engineering S.p.A. – Louis Berger Group JV (GC):  General Consultant  
  •  RITES – Ardanuy Ingeniería JV (DDC): Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) of Line-3’s Depot  
  • Alstom Transport is lowest bidder (BH-IN-02): 156 Rolling Stock Cars for Bhopal & Indore metros including Signaling and Train Control and Telecommunication Systems  
  • Dilip Buildcon Ltd (02A/01): Construction of 5.29 km viaduct between ISBT/MR10 Flyover – Mumtaj Bag Colony  
  • Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (IN-02 & IN-03): Construction of 7 stations between ISBT/MR10 Flyover – Radisson Square & Construction of 10.927 km MR10 Road Station – Gandhi Nagar Station section with 9 elevated stations on Super Corridor  
  • KSM Bashir Mohammad and Sons is lowest bidder (IN-07): Gandhi Nagar Depot  
  • Kalpataru Power Transmission is lowest bidder (IN-09): 750 V DC 3rd Rail, SCADA Power Supply, RSS, TSS & ASS
  • Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL)(BH-IN-03A & BH-IN-03B): Supply of 1260 MT UIC 60 E1 Profile 880 Grade Rails &  Supply of 8425 MT Head Hardened Rails
  • Vossloh Cogifer (BH-IN-03C): Design Manufacturing and Supply of Standard Gauge 60 E1 UIC 60 Turnouts
  • HYT Engineering Company is lowest bidder (BH-IN-06A): Two sets RRV and Shunter
  • 1 bid received from Premier India Agencies (BH-IN-06B): Two numbers of Automatic CNC Underfloor Wheel Lathe and four numbers of Electric Shunter
  • 2 bids received from Nissan Clean India & Swastik Overseas (BH-IN-06C): Automatic Train Wash Plant for Depots at Bhopal Metro and Indore Metro Rail projects
  • STAHL Cransystems India is lowest bidder(BH-IN-06D): Two sets of Pit Jack, two sets of Mobile Jack and ten numbers of Bogie Turn Table
  • State Bank of India (SBI) is the only bidder (BH-IN-07): Open Loop EMV NCMC card and QR code based Automatic Fare Collection AFC System based on PPP Revenue Model for Bhopal and Indore
  • Otis Elevator Company (India) Ltd. is lowest bidder (BH-IN-10A): Heavy Duty Machine Room Less Gear Less Lifts and Heavy Duty Escalators

Key Dates

  • Oct 2018: The project was approved by Govt of India.(Phase I)
  • Dec 2021: Foundation stone for construction of 11 km viaduct of Phase I.
  • 21 August 2019: Construction work started of Agra Metro Phase I.

Metro Authority Contact Details 

Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Co. Limited

2nd Floor, Zone-14,
Bhopal Municipal Corporation,
BHEL, Govindpura,
Near Natraj Petrol Pump,
Madhya Pradesh

Tel: 0755-2475603







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