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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2020-09-17 17:39:00 Viewer: 337 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Delhi

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

Agra is known as Taj City of India. With a population of roughly 1.6 million, Agra is the fourth-most populous city in Uttar Pradesh. Agra Metro will have 2 corridors that will pass through the heart of the city and will connect prominent tourist places including Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Sikandra as well as ISBT, Raja Ki Mandi railway station, Medical College, Agra Cantonment railway station, Collectorate, Sanjay Place, and surrounding densely populated residential areas. The construction of metro rail project in Agra is started in December, 2020 and the 7-km priority section of Corridor 1 is scheduled to open by the end of 2023.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Agra Metro Rail Project
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
  • Operator: Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (UPMRCL)
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 12,900 Crore (Phase I)
  • Total Length: 29.65 km
  • Funding Pattern: Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Govt. of India and Foreign Institution
  • Completion Target: 2024

Project Details

Line            Routes   Length   Current Status  
1   Sikandra - Taj East Gate   14.25 km   Partially Under Construction (7 km)  
2   Agra Cantt. - Kalindi Vihar   15.4 km    Approved  

Operational Routes



Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Contact details

Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited

Administrative Building, Vipin Khand,

Gomti Nagar, Lucknow-226010 (UP)

Tel: 0522-2288869, 0522-2304014


Route Map

Click here to view line Routes Maps Operater

Project Information

Under Construction Routes

Corridor 1: Sikandra – Taj East Gate

  • Total Length: 14.25 km (Elevated- 6.569 km, Underground- 7.681 km)
  • Total Stations: 14 Stations
  • Station Names: Sikandra, Guru Ka Taal, ISBT, Shastri Nagar (future), RBS College, Raja Ki Mandi, Agra University, Medical College, Jama Masjid, Agra Fort, Taj Mahal (Purani Mandi), Fatehabad Road, Basai and Taj East Gate.
  • Depot: PAC 
  • Project Cost: Rs 8,379.62 Crore

Corridor 2: Agra Cantt. – Kalindi Vihar

  • Total Length: 15.4 km (All elevated)
  • Total Stations: 15 Stations
  • Station Names: Agra Cantt., Sultanpura, Sadar Bazaar, Pratap Pura (future), Collectorate, Subhash Park, Agra University, Hariparvat Chauraha, Sanjay Place, MG Road, Sultanganj Crossing, Kamla Nagar, Rambagh, Foundary Nagar, Agra Mandi and Kalindi Vihar
  • Depot: Kalindi Vihar

Project Cost & Funding

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
Phase 1   Rs 12,900 crore    Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Govt. of India and European Investment Bank  

 Deadline: 2024

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: 80 kmph
  • Average Speed: 40 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 25 kV, 50 Hz AC OHE
  • Signalling System: Communications-based Train Control (CBTC)
  • Rolling stock: Bombardier Transportation 

Major Contractors (Phase I)

Package   Contractors   Work Description
GC   TYPSA-Italferr JV   General Consultant for Agra Metro
DDC   Tata Consulting Engineers (TCE) – 3TI Progetti Italia-Ingegneria Integrata SPA –  Leap Infrasys JV    Detailed Design Consultant for Line-1
Civil Package AGCC-01   Sam (India) Builtwell Pvt. Ltd.   Taj East Gate – Taj Mahal Ramp (4 kms, 3 stations)
Civil Package AGCC-02   Afcons-SAM JV is lowest bidder   RBS College Ramp – Taj Mahal Ramp (7.9 km, 7 stations)
Civil Package AGCC-03   Lisha Engineers   PAC Grounds Depot (Line-1)
Civil Package AGCC-04   Not yet Finalized   Residential and Non-Residential Buildings at PAC Campus
AGE-1 & 2   Not yet Finalized   750 V DC 3rd Rail Traction System, 33kV Cable Network, ASS, TSS and SCADA System
KNPAGRS-01   Bombardier Transportation   Supply of 201 standard gauge cars (rolling stock) including Train Control & Signalling System for Agra & Kanpur metro projects
KNPAGT-1   East Metals AG   17,700 MT Head Hardened Rails
KNPAGT-2   Voestalpine VAE India Pvt. Ltd.   Standard gauge UIC 60 turnouts, scissor crossovers and check rails
KNPAGT-3   Larsen & Toubro   Supply of ballastless track for Kanpur & Agra metros and fastening systems (viaduct, underground & depots)
KNPAGT-4   Tender Cancelled (SAIL was only technically qualified bidder)   Supply of 1620 MT Rails (UIC 60 / 60E1 IRS-T-2009, 880 grade, class A) for Kanpur & Agra Metro
KNAG-01   CNC Under Floor Pit Wheel Lathe Machine   HYT Engineering Company Pvt. Ltd.
KNAG-02   ZAGRO Bahn-und Baumaschinen GmbH   Battery Operated Road Cum Rail Vehicle (Electric Bogie Tractor)
KNAG-03   Pfaff Verkehrstechnik GmbH   Synchronized Pit Jacks & Mobile Jacks
KNAG-04   Lai Yew Seng (India) Pvt. Ltd.   Bogie Turn Table
KNAG-06(R1)   Phooltas Transrail   Rescue Vehicle
KNAG-07   Cyclosystem India Pvt. Ltd.   Automatic Train Washing Plant
KNPAGE-03   Johnson Lifts. Pvt. Ltd.   Elevators / Lifts for Agra Metro Line-1 and Kanpur Metro’s both lines
KNPAGS-1   HFCL Ltd.   Telecommunications (Telecom)

Progress So Far

  • July 2016: Detailed Project Report submitted to the State Government.
  • September 2018: Detailed Project Report (DPR) sent by the UP Government to the Central Government.
  • 8 March 2019: Foundation stone laid down by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • July 2021: European Investment Bank (EIB) to fund 480 mn euros for Agra Metro Rail Project.
  • Aug 2021: European Investment Bank (EIB) approves and is ready to fund 480 mn euros for Agra Metro Rail Project, as of 10 August.
  • December 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the construction work at the Agra Metro Project Site on 7 December 2020.





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