Metro Rail Projects in India

India's metro rail projects have undergone significant development, reshaping urban transportation. These projects aim to alleviate traffic congestion, reduce pollution, and enhance connectivity within cities. With projects spanning across cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai, India's metro network continues to expand.

The development process involves meticulous planning, strategic funding, and advanced technology integration. These metro systems offer commuters a convenient and efficient mode of transport, facilitating seamless travel across crowded urban landscapes. As cities continue to grow, the expansion of metro rail projects remains a cornerstone of India's urban development strategy, catering to the needs of modern urban life. 

Here you can find everything about all operational/under construction/approved/planned metro rail projects in India.

Project (State)

Network

Operational

U/Construction

Project Cost

Project Detail

Agra Metro | Uttar Pradesh

29.4 km

0.0 km

14.25 km

₹8,379.62 cr.

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Ahmedabad Metro | Gujarat

68.28 km

40.3 km

28.25 km

₹16,157 cr.

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Bangalore Metro | Karnataka

254.85 km

73.8 km

101.69 km

₹58,193 cr.

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Bhopal Metro | Madhya Pradesh

105.0 km

0.0 km

14.99 km

₹6,941 cr.

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Bhubaneswar Metro | Odisha

26.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹5,000 cr.

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Chandigarh Metro | Chandigarh

77.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹10,570 cr.

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Chennai Metro | Tamil Nadu

188.79 km

54.65 km

118.9 km

₹85,613 cr.

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Coimbatore Metro | Tamilnadu

147.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹9,424 cr.

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Delhi Metro | NCR-Delhi

530.18 km

350.42 km

65.1 km

₹117,278 cr.

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Dholera Metro | Gujarat

100.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹7,000 cr.

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Gorakhpur Metro | Uttar Pradesh

27.40 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹4,672  cr.

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Gurgaon Metro | NCR (Haryana)

43.1 km

12.10 km

0.0 km

₹8,736 cr.

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Hyderabad Metro | Telangana

581.41 km

69.2 km

0.0 km

₹87.100 cr.

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Indore Metro | Madhya Pradesh

33.5 km

0.0 km

17.2 km

₹7,500 cr.

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Jaipur Metro | Rajasthan

38.33 km

11.97 km

0.0 km

₹9,732 cr.

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Jammu Metro | J&K

23.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹4,825 cr.

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Kanpur Metro | Uttar Pradesh

32.4 km

8.98 km

15.08 km

₹11,076 cr.

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Kochi Metro | Kerala

39.10 km

27.4 km

11.9 km

₹7,138.84 cr.

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Kolkata Metro | West Bengal

149.27 km

47.93 km

46.75 km

₹50,001.05 cr.

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Kozhikode Metro | Kerala

13.3 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹2,773 cr.

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Lucknow Metro | Uttar Pradesh

33.90 km

22.9 km

0.0 km

₹11,963 cr.

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Madurai Metro | Tamil Nadu

31.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹8,500 cr.

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Meerut Metro Uttar Pradesh

35.0 km

0.0 km

20.0 km

₹11,544 cr.

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Mumbai Metro | Maharashtra

337.10 km

46.39 km

146.083 km

₹140,202 cr.

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Mumbai Monorail | Maharashtra

19.5 km

19.5 km

0.0 km

₹3,000 cr.

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Navi Mumbai Metro | Maharashtra

26.3 km

11.1 km

 00 km

₹5,036 cr.

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Nagpur Metro | Maharashtra

81.62 km

38.215 km

43.8 km

₹15,388 cr.

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Nagpur BG Metro | Maharashtra

268.63 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹333.60 cr.

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Nashik Metro | Maharashtra

  32.0 km

 0.0 km  0.0 km  ₹2,001 cr.  Read more

Noida Metro | NCR-Uttar Pradesh

93.67 km

29.70 km

0.0 km

₹11,185 cr.

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Patna Metro | Bihar

32.5 km

0.0 km

32.5 km

₹13,479 cr.

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Prayagraj Metro | Uttar Pradesh

44.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹5,500 cr.

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Pune Metro | Maharashtra

87.36 km

23.8 km

30.95 km

₹24,773 cr.

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Salem | Tamil Nadu

35.19 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

NA

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Srinagar Metro | J&K

25.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹5,734 cr.

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Surat Metro | Gujarat

40.3 km

0.0 km

21.31 km

₹12,020 cr.

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Thane Metro | Maharashtra

29.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹13,095 cr.

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Tiruchirappalli | Tamil Nadu

45.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

NA

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Tirunelveli | Tamil Nadu

39.07 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

NA

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Trivandrum Metro | Kerala

21.80 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹4,219 cr.

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Varanasi Metro | Uttar Pradesh

29.2 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹17,227 cr.

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Vijayawada Metro | Andhra Pradesh

66.2 km

0.0 km

0.0 km 

₹15,000 cr.

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Vizag Metro | Andhra Pradesh

140.2 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹15,933 cr.

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Warangal Metro Neo | Telangana

15.0 km

0.0 km

0.0 km

₹1,341 cr.

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Key Dates (Operational Metros)

Project Operational Operational Since Operated By
Kolkata Metro 46.46 km 24 October 1984 Indian Railways
Delhi Metro 350.42 km 24 December 2002 Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
Bangalore Metro 73.8 km 20 October 2011 Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation
Gurgaon Metro 12.10 km 14 November 2013 Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation
Mumbai Monorail 19.5 km 2 February 2014 Maha Mumbai Metro Operations
Mumbai Metro 46.39 km 8 June 2014 Mumbai Metro One / Maha Mumbai Metro
Jaipur Metro 11.97 km 3 June 2015 Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation
Chennai Metro 54.65 km 29 June 2015 Chennai Metro Rail Ltd
Kochi Metro 27.4 km 19 June 2017 Kochi Metro Rail Ltd
Lucknow Metro 22.9 km 6 September 2017 Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation
Hyderabad Metro 69.2 km 29 November 2017 L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd
Noida Metro 29.70 km 25 January 2019 Noida Metro Rail Corporation
Ahmedabad Metro 40.03 km 6 March 2019 Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation
Nagpur Metro 38.215 km 8 March 2019 Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation
Kanpur Metro 8.98 km 28 December 2021 Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation
Pune Metro 23.8 km 6 March 2022 Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation
Navi Mumbai Metro 11.1 km 17 November 2023 City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO)
Total Network 888.35 km    

Key Summary

  • Total Approved Metro Rail Network: 3,942.5 km
  • Total Proposed Metro Rail Network: 1,425.19 km
  • Total Operational Metro Rail Network: 888.35 km
  • Total Under Construction Metro Rail Network: 719.963 km

Some Interesting Facts

  • Oldest Operational MRTS: Kolkata Metro (Since 1984)
  • Largest Operational MRTS: Delhi Metro (348.5 km)
  • Oldest Operational LRTS: Kolkata Tram (Since 1902)
  • Largest Operational LRTS: Kolkata Tram (38.0 km)
  • Smallest Operational MRTS: Kanpur Metro (8.98 km)
  • India's first Monorail: Mumbai Monorail (19.5 km)

 

(As of 25th January 2024)