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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 2,083 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Vijayawada

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

Vijayawada is considered to be a sacred place for residing one of the most visited and famous temples of Andhra Pradesh and India, Kanaka Durga Temple of Hindu Goddess Durga.It also serves as the ritual host of Pushkaram (a river worshipping ritual in India) of River Krishna.Vijayawada Metro is proposed light rail transit system in the Indian city of Vijayawda. The system is proposed to reduce traffic congestion in the city and consists three corridors which will construct in 3 Phases. Phase-I covering 24.5 km, phase-ll covering 12.50 Km, phase-lll covering 28 km.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Vijayawada Light Metro Rail Project
  • Executing Body:  Andhra Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
  • Type of System: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 15,000 Crore
  • Phases/Lines: 2 (2 Lines)
  • Completion Target: TBD
  • Status: Under consideration

Operational Routes



Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Route Map


Project Information

Phase 1

Line 1A: Gannavaram - PNBS

  • Route Length: 25.9 km (Elevated-23 km, Underground-2.9 km)
  • Stations: 22 (Elevated-21, Underground-1)
  • Station Names: TBD

Line 1 (Extn)/Phase 1B: PNBS - Penamaluru

  • Route Length: 12.5 km (Elevated)
  • Stations: 11
  • Station Names: [Pandit Nehru Bus Station], Museum, IG Stadium, DV Manor, Benz Circle, Autonagar Gate, Ravindra Bharati School, Gayatri JR Colege, Law College, Tadigadapa, Poranki and Penamaluru.

Vijayawada Metro Rail Network (Phase II)

Total Network: 27.8 km 

Line 2: PNBS - Amaravati

  • Route Length: 27.8 km (Elevated-4.7 km, Underground-23.1 km)
  • Stations: 18 (Elevated-2, Underground-16)
  • Station Names: TBD

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
    ₹15,000 crore     Govt. of India and Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

 Deadline: NA

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: NA
  • Average Speed: NA
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 25kV, 50Hz (OHE/OCS)
  • Signalling System: CBTC  
  • Rolling stock: NA

Major Contractors 

  • Systra-RITES-GOPA Consortium: Feasibility Study and DPR Consultancy

Progress So Far



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