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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-25 12:36:00 Viewer: 1,419 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Meerut

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

The city is one of the largest producers of sports goods, and the largest producer of musical instruments in India. The city is also an education hub in western Uttar Pradesh, and is also known as the "Sports City Of India". The city is famous for being the starting point of the 1857 rebellion against Company rule in India.The feasibility study of the project was completed by RITES in June 2015. Since government has merged the line 1 of meerut metro into RRTS, it is likely to be completed around 2025 with RRTS project

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Meerut Metro Rail Project
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
  • Operator: National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 11,544 Crores
  • Total System Length: 35 km
  • No. of Phases: 1 (2 Lines)
  • External Funding Agency: NA
  • Completion Target: 2025
  • Status: Under Construction

Project Details

Line            Routes   Length   Current Status  
1   Partapur - Modipuram   20 km   Under Construction  

Operational Routes



Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Route Map


Project Information

Under Construction Lines 

Line 1: Partapur – Modipuram

  • Route Length: 20 km (Elevated: 14.40 km, Underground: 5.6 km)
  • Stations: 11
  • Station Names: Partapur, Rithani, Shatabdi Nagar, Brahmapuri, Meerut Central, Bhaisali, Begum Pul, MES Colony, Daurli, Meerut North and Modipuram.
  • Depot: Modipuram

Line 2: Shradhapuri Phase II – Jagriti Vihar

  • Route Length: 15 km (Elevated: 10.7 km, Underground: 4.3 km)
  • Stations: 13
  • Station Names: Sharadhapuri Phase 2, Kanker Khera, Meerut Cantt. Railway Station, Rajban Bazar, Begumpul, Baccha Park, Shahpeer Gate, Hapur Adda Chauraha, Gandhi Ashram, Mangal Pandey Nagar, Tej Grahi, Medical College and Jagruti Extension.
  • Depot: TBD

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
     11,544  Crore   Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

 Deadline: NA

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: 80 kmph
  • Average speed: 35 kmph
  • Track Gauge1,435 mm Standard gauge
  • Electrification: 25 kV 50 Hz AC OHE
  • Signalling System: Communications-based Train Control (CBTC)
  • Rolling stock:  3 coach train

Major Contracts

Package   Contractors   Work Description
GC   Ayesa lngenieria Y Arquitectura – ITALFERR – Ayesa India   General Consultant for RRTS & Metro Project
Rolling Stock   Alstom Transport   Supply of 30 coaches (rolling stock) as part of 210 RRTS rolling stock contract
Part of Package-3 & 7   Larsen & Toubro   Partapur – Shatabdi Nagar (elevated viaduct and 3 stations at Partapur, Rithani & Shatabdi Nagar) & Shatabdi Nagar – Brahampuri DN Ramp AND Begumpul Ramp – Modipuram (elevated viaduct and 5 stations at Brahmapuri, MES Colony, Daurli, Meerut North and Modipuram)
Package-5B   Not yet Finalize   Modipuram Depot & Workshop
Package-8   Afcon Infrastructure   Brahampuri DN Ramp to Begumpul UP Ramp (underground twin tunnels and 3 stations at Meerut Central, Bhaisali and Begumpul)

Progress So Far

  • July 2016: Detailed Project Report submitted to state government
  • June 2017: The project has been put on hold in view of higher-priority Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail project (RRTS).
  • January 2018: UP Government Cabinet decides to build metro in Meerut
  • Sep 2018: Detailed Project Report (DPR) sent by UP Government to Central government for approval

Metro Authority Contact details

National Capital Region Transport Corporation

GatiShakti Bhawan, INA
New Delhi – 110023

Tel: 011 2466 6700





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