Coimbatore Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2020-09-14 21:06:00 Viewer: 9,010 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Coimbatore

Coimbatore Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Key Information

  • Project Name: Coimbatore Metro Rail Project
  • Executing Body: Govt. of India and Govt. of Tamilnadu
  • Operator: Chennai Metro Rail Limited
  • Project Type: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
  • Project Cost: NA
  • Total System Length: 136 km
  • No. of Phases: 1 (5 Lines)
  • Completion Target: TBD
  • Status: Under consideration

Coimbatore Metro Rail Network (Phase 1)

Routes (Phase 1)

Cooridore 1: PSG Foundry - Vellalore Bus Terminal

  • Route Length: 31.74 km
  • Stations : 26 
  • Station Name : Foundry, Neelambur, Airport Connectivity, Park Plaza, Venkitappuram, PLS Nagar, MGR Nagar, Chitra Circle, Coimbatore Medical College, Hopes College, Fun Republic Mall, Peelamedu Pudur, Nava India, Lakshmi Mills, GKNM Hospital, Collectorate Metro, Coimbatore Junction, Town Hall, Ukkadam Bus Stand, Karumbukkadai, Kurichi Pirivu, Thiruvalar Nagar, Podanur Junction, Rail Kalyan Mandapam, Meetur, Vellalore Bus Terminal.

Cooridore 2: Valiyampalayam Pirivu - Collectorate Metro

  • Route Length: 14.13 km
  • Stations : 14
  • Station Name :  Valiyampalayam Pirivu, VGP Nagar, Viswasapuram, Saravanampatti, Chitra Nagar, Vinayagapuram, Ramkrishna Mills, Athipalayam Junction, Ganapathy Pudur Moor Market, Omni Bus stand, Gandhipuram Bus stand, Ram Nagar, Collectorate Metro.

(Phase 2)

Line 1:  Kaniyur - Ukkadam Bus Stand (26.0 km, 

  • Route Length: 26.0 km
  • Type: Elevated

Line 2: Bilichi - Ukkadam Bus Stand

  • Route Length: 24.0 km
  • Type: Elevated

Line 3:  Karanampettai - Thannerpanthal

  • Route Length: 42.0 km
  • Type: Elevated

Line 4:  Ganeshapuram – Karunyanagar

  • Route Length: 44.0 km
  • Type: Elevated

Line 5:  Ukkadam – Vellalore

  • Route Length: 8.0 km
  • Type: Elevated

Major Contract Awarded

  • Chennai Metro Rail Limited: General Consultancy
  • SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India): Feasibility Study and Detailed Project Report (DPR) Consultancy

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: NA
  • Average Speed: 60 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 25kV, 50Hz (OHE/OCS)
  • Signalling System: CBTC system  
  • Rolling stock: NA




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