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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 3,073 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Jammu

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

The city of Jammu, with an area of 240 km2 (93 sq mi) is surrounded by the Himalayas in the north and the northern-plains in the south. Jammu is the second most populous city of the union territory. Two battles have been fought in the city.Jammu Light Metro (Metrolite) with 2 lines & 40 stations is a light rail transit (LRT) system proposed to be built in Jammu by the Housing and Urban Development Department of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Jammu Light Metro Rail Project
  • Type of System: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
  • Executing Body:  Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MRDA)
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir
  • Project Cost: INR 4,825 Crore (Phase I)
  • Completion Target: 2024
  • Status: Under consideration

Operational Routes



Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Route Map


Project Information (Phase 1)


Corridor I:  Bantalab - Greater Kailash

  • Route length: 17.0 km
  • Total stations: 17 (All elevated)
  • Station names: Bantalab, Chinore, Roop Nagar, Janipur, High Court, Lower Laxmi Nagar, Ambphalla, Secretariat, Raghunath Temple, Exhibition Ground, University, Panama Chowk, Jammu Railway Station, Trikuta Nagar, Trikuta Nagar Extension, Narwal, Greater Kailash.
  • Depot: Bantalab (10-hectare area)
  • Status: Approved by the state government

Corridor II: Udheywala - Exhibition Ground

  • Route length: 6.0 km
  • Total stations: 6 (All elevated)
  • Proposed station names: Udheywala, Tirath Nagar, Suraj Nagar, Circuit House, Jewel Chowk, Exhibition Ground.
  • Depot: Udheywala (10-hectare area)

Jammu Metro Rail Network (Phase II)

Corridor I Extn: Greater Kailash - Bari Brahmana Railway Station

  • Route length: 6.0 km
  • Total stations: 5 (All elevated)
  • Station names: Kaluchak, SIDCO Factories, Bari Brahmana, Bari Brahmana Railway Station.

Corridor II Extn: Exhibition Ground - Satwari Chowk

  • Route length: 14.5 km
  • Total stations: 12 (All elevated)
  • Station names: Rangora, Narwal Mandi, Transport Nagar, Malik Market, Sector-6, Sainik Colony, Greater Kailash, Kunjwani, Gangyal, Preet Nagar, Sanjay Nagar, Satwari Chowk.

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
 Phase-I   ₹4,825  crore    Govt. of India and Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir

 Deadline: 2026

Technical Information

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

Major Contractors (Phase I)

  • RITES Limited: Feasibility Study and General Consultancy

Progress So Far




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