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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-25 12:36:00 Viewer: 1,058 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Patna

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

The modern city of Patna is mainly on the southern bank of the river Ganges. The city also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun.Patna had a population of 2.35 million.Patna Metro is a rapid transit system currently under construction in the city of Patna in Bihar, India.It will be owned and operated by the state-run Patna Metro Rail Corporation and is expected to run on two corridors by 2025

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Patna Metro Rail Project
  • Owner: Patna Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Govt. of Bihar
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 13,479 Crores
  • Network Length: 32.12 km
  • Completion Target: 2023
  • Status: Under constructio

Project Details

Line            Routes   Length   Current Status  
1   Danapur Cantonment - Khemni Chak   16.86 km   Approved  
2   Patna Railway Station - New ISBT   14.5 km    Partially Under Construction (6.1)

Operational Routes



Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Route Map


Project Information

Under Construction

Corridor 1 (East-West): Danapur Cantonment - Khemni Chak

  • Length: 16.86 km (Elevated- 9.36 km, Underground- 7.5 km)
  • Total Stations: 14 (Elevated-8, Underground-6)
  • Station Names: Danapur Cantonment, Saguna More, RPS More, Patliputra, Rukanpura, Raja Bazar, Patna Zoo, Vikas Bhawan, Vidyut Bhawan, Patna Junction (interchange), Mithapur, Ramkrishna Nagar, Jaganpur and Khemni Chak.

Corridor 2 (North-South): Patna Railway Station - New ISBT

  • Length: 14.05 km (Elevated-6.0 km, Underground- 8.0 km)
  • Total Stations: 12 (Elevated- 5, Underground- 7)
  • Station Name: Patna Junction (interchange), Akashvani (formerly Dak Bungalow), Gandhi Maidan, PMCH, Patna University, Moin Ul Haq Stadium, Rajendra Nagar, Malahi Pakri, Khemni Chak, Bhoothnath, Zero Mile and New ISBT.
  • Depot: New ISBT

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
     13,479 Crore   Govt. of India, Govt. of Bihar and JICA

 Deadline: NA

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: NA
  • Average speed: NA
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge
  • Electrification: 25KV 50 Hv Ac overhead
  • Signalling System: Communications-based Train Control (CBTC)
  • Rolling stock:  NA

Major Contracts

Package   Contractors   Work Description
GC   Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)   General Consultant 
    A V  Construction   Utility Investigation Line-1 & Line-2
    Consulting Engineers Group (CEG)   Line-1 Geotechnical Soil Investigation
    CEG Test House and Research Centre Private Ltd.   Line-2 Geotechnical Soil Investigation
PCDD-01 & PCDD-02   AECOM Singapore Pte. Ltd. – AECOM India Pvt. Ltd.   Line-1 Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) & Line-2 Detailed Design Consultant (DDC)
PEDD-01   SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India) Pvt. Ltd.   Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for 25 kV OHE, Power Supply & SCADA
PC-01   NCC   Construction of Line-2’s Malahi Pakri – New ISBT (6.1 km viaduct, 5 stations)
PC-02   Quality Buildcon   Construction of New ISBT Depot
PC-03   Larsen & Toubro   Construction of Line-2’s Patna Junction – Rajendra Nagar underground twin tunnel section (8 km, 6 stations)
PC-04   YFC Project   Construction of Line-1’s Danapur – Patlipura Ramp and Mithapur Ramp – Khemni Chak sections (8 km, 7 stations)
PE-01, PE-03 & PT-8   KEC International   Design & Commissioning of Receiving cum Traction (RSS + TSS) and Auxiliary Main Substation (ASS) including High Voltage Cabling from Grid Substation, SITC of 25KV Overhead Equipment (OHE) System, Switching Posts, 33KV Ring mains, Auxiliary Sub stations for Elevated Sections and SCADA System &  Standard gauge track work (Ballasted, Embedded and Column lines) at New ISBT Depot
PE-02   Tuaman Engineering   Design & commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical (E&M) systems, Fire detection, Fire suppression system and DG sets of Corridor-1 and Corridor-2 Elevated stations and Depot.
PT-4   Not yet finalize   Design, manufacturing & supply of UIC-60 Turnouts & Scissor Crossover

Progress So Far

  • Feb 6, 2019: Central Government approved the DPR of the project.
  • Feb 17, 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the project. 
  • Sep 2011: On 14 September, the Planning Commission of India gave approval for the Patna Metro project.
  • May 2015: A Detailed Project Report (DPR) was to be prepared by May 2015.
  • Nov 2020: Physical construction of Patna Metro's Phase 1 officially begins on 26 November.

Metro Authority Contact details

Patna Metro Rail Corporation Limited



PATNA BR 800015 IN

Tel: NA

Email: NA



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