Surat Metro Phase I: Project Information, Cost, Contractors and System Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-25 12:36:00 Viewer: 106 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Surat

Surat Metro Phase I: Project Information, Cost, Contractors and System Details

The union government approved the project on 11 March 2019.It will be implemented by Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited and it will be financed mainly through equity from Government of India and  Government of Gujarat on 50:50 basis and loan from bilateral/ multilateral agencies.AFD has committed to lend 250 million euros for the project, which was signed on January 28, 2021

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Surat Metro Rail Project
  • Operator: Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Gujarat
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 12,020 Crores (Phase-I)
  • External Funding Agency: AfD and KfW
  • Total Network Length: 40.35 km
  • Nos. of Phases: 1 (2 Lines)
  • Status: Under-construction

Under Construction

Corridor 1 (Red Line): Sarthana to Dream City

  • Route Length: 21.61 km
  • Stations: 20 Stations (Elevated (15.14 km, 14 Stations), Underground (6.47 km, 6 Stations)
  • Station Names: Sarthana, Nature Park, Varachha Chopati, Kapodra Patiya, Laabheshwar Chowk, Central Warehouse, Surat, Maskati Hospital, Chowk Bazar, Gandhi Baug, Kadarsha Ni Nal, Majura Gate, Rupali Canal, Althan Tenament, Althan Gam, VIP Road, Women ITI, Bhimrad, Convention Center and Dream City.
  • Depot: Dream City

Corridor 2 (Green Line): Besan to Saroli

  • Route Length: 18.74 km
  • Stations: 18 Stations (All elevated)
  • Station Names: Bhesan, Botanical Garden, Ugat Vaarigruh, Palanpur Road, LP Savani School, Performing Art Centre, Adajan Gam, Aquarium, Badri Narayan Temple, Athwa Chopati, Majura Gate, Udhna Dawaja, Kamela Darwaja, Anjana Farm, Model Town, Magob, Bharat Cancer Hospital and Saroli.
  • Depot: Bhesan

Click here to see station names, fare and route maps.

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
 Phase-I     ₹12,020 Crore   Govt. of India, Govt. of Gujrat

System Information

  • Design Speed: NA
  • Average Speed: NA
  • Track Gauge1,435 mm Standard gauge
  • Electrification: 25 KV 50 HZ AC
  • Signalling System: CBTC  
  • Rolling stock: NA
  • Depot: Bhesan

Major Contractors 

Package   Contractors   Work Description
GEC   SYSTRA – AECOM – Egis Rail JV   Phase 1 General Engineering Consultant
DDC   DIMMTS – Tec-Cuatro – NPEC Consultancy JV   Detailed Design Consultancy (DDC) for Phase 1’s elevated viaduct, stations, transition spans & depot at Bhesan. Line-1: Sarthana to UG Ramp and Line-2: Bhesan to Saroli
DDC   RITES – RINA Consulting   Development of Multi Modal Integration
DDC   RINA Consulting   Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS) and Environment Control System (ECS) for underground tunnels and stations
DDC   Ardanuy Ingeniería S.A. – RITES JV   Detailed Design Consultancy (DDC) for Power Supply & Distribution System, 750 V DC Third Rail Traction Electrification and SCADA System
EIA/SIA   LEA Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd.    Independent Environmental and Social Consultant
Consultant   Ernst & Young LLP   Consultant for PPP AFC System by Open Loop EMV and RUPAY based ticketing
Package DC01   ITD Cementation India   Civil construction of Dream City Depot, Operations Control Centre (OCC) and Metro Bhavan
Package CS1   Sadbhav Engineering – SP Singla Construction JV   Construction from Kadarsha Ni Nal to Dream City (11.6 km viaduct & 10 stations)
Package CS2 / UG-1   Gulermak – Sam India Builtwell JV   Construction from Kapodra Ramp to Surat Railway Station (3.46 km underground section – tunnels with 3 stations)
Package CS3 / UG-2   J Kumar Infraprojects   Construction from Surat Railway Station to Chowk Bazar Ramp (3.56 km underground section – tunnels with 3 stations)
Package CS5   Not yet finalize   Construction from Bhesan to Majura Gate Station including viaduct ramp to Bhesan Depot (10.559 km viaduct and 11 stations)

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. 

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