Delhi Metrolite: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2020-09-29 19:22:00 Viewer: 14,356 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Delhi

Delhi Metrolite: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Delhi Metrolite is a light rail transit system (LRTS) planned to connect outer Delhi with the main Delhi Metro Rail Network which is already serving India's national capital since 2002.

  • Project Name: Delhi Metrolite Project
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Delhi
  • Operator: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited
  • Project Type: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 5,587 Crore
  • Total Length: 40.85 km
  • Completion Target: 2025
  • Status: Approved

Delhi Metrolite Network

Line 1: Rithala - Narela

  • Total length: 21.73 km
  • Project Cost: Rs 2,914 Crore
  • Total Stations: 16
  • Route: Rohini Sector 26, Rohini Sector 31, Rohini Sector 32, Rohini Sector 36, Rohini Sector 37, Barwala, Put Khurd, Bawana Industrial Area – 1, Bawana Industrial Area – 2, Bawana, Bawana JJ Colony, Sanpath, New Sanath Colony, Anaj Mandi and Narela.

Line 2: Kiti Nagar - Bamnoli Village

  • Total length: 19.15 km
  • Project Cost: Rs 2,673 Crore
  • Total Stations: 21
  • Stations on Route: Kirti Nagar, Saraswati Garden, Mayapuri Bus Depot, Mayapuri, Hari Nagar, Mayapuri Industrial Area (MIA), Mayapuri Industrial Area 2 (MIA 2), Tihar Jail, Shivpuri, Dabri Village, Sitapuri, Mahavir Enclave, Dwarka Sector 2, Dwarka Sector 7, Dwarka Sector 6, Dwarka Court, Dwarka Sector 20, Dwarka Sector 23, Dhul Siras – Dwarka Sector 24, Dwarka Sector 25 – ECC Centre and Bamnoli Village.

Metrolite Features

  • Design Speed: 70 km/h
  • Operational Speed: 30-35 km/h
  • Track Guage: 1435 mm (Standard Gauge)
  • Signalling: CBTC along with ATC, ATP, ATS, ATO, UTO.
  • Electrification: 25kV, 50Hz (OHE/OCS)
  • Cost of Rolling Stock: 50% reduction in compared to other Metro systems
  • No. of Coaches: 3
  • Length of a Metrolite Train: 30 meters
  • Passenger capacity: 300
  • Construction Cost: Rs 100-120 Crore per km.

For more details, please read the standard specification of Metrolite issued by Govt. of India

Major Contract Awarded

  • Gaveshana Geosciences: Topographical Survey and Utility Identification work for Kirti Nagar - Bamnaoli Village Metrolite project.
  • TechPro Enginers: Geotechnical Investigation works for Kirti Nagar - Bamnaoli Village Metrolite project.

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