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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-25 12:36:00 Viewer: 900 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   Bhawarsala Square - Super Corridor 1   33.53 km  

Under Construction Routes


Operational Routes



Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Route Map


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

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

Package   Contractors   Work Description
DPR   Rohit Associates Cities & Rails Pvt.Ltd   Detailed Project Report (DPR) Preparer
GC   DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH – Geodata Engineering S.p.A. – Louis Berger Group JV    General Consultant
DDC   RITES – Ardanuy Ingeniería JV   Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) of Line-3’s Depot
BH-IN-02   Not yet Finalized   156 Rolling Stock Cars for Bhopal & Indore metros including Signaling and Train Control and Telecommunication Systems
02A/01   Dilip Buildcon Ltd   Construction of 5.29 km viaduct between ISBT/MR10 Flyover – Mumtaj Bag Colony
IN-02 & IN-03   Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd &    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 Corrido
IN-07   KSM Bashir Mohammad and Sons is lowest bidder    Gandhi Nagar Depot
IN-09   Not yet Finalized   750 V DC 3rd Rail, SCADA, Power Supply, RSS, TSS & ASS

Progress So Far

  • 21 August 2019: Construction work started.
  • Dec 2021: Foundation stone for construction of 11 km viaduct of Phase I.
  • Oct 2018: DPR prepared by Rohit Associates Cities & Rails Pvt. Ltd. is approved by central government.
  • Aug 2020: Minister of Madhya Pradesh Government pushes to start the tendering and civil engineering work for Indore Metro so that it can be inaugurated before August 2023.
  • Mar 2021: Construction of Elevated Viaduct Between ISBT/MR10 And Mumtaj Bagh Colony.

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

Email: [email protected]






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