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

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2020-09-25 00:01:00 Viewer: 1,977 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Kanpur

Kanpur Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates Image Credit: Bombardier Transportation

Kanpur Metro is under construction mass rapid transit system to provide better public transport facilities to citizens of the Kanpur City of Uttar Pradesh.

  • Project Name: Kanpur Metro Rail Project
  • Owner: Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 11,076 Crores
  • Funding Pattern: Govt. of India, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh and European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • Completion Target: 2022

Kanpur Metro Rail Network

Line-1 (Priority Corridor): IIT Kanpur - Moti Jheel

  • Project Cost: INR 11,076 crores
  • Length: 8.7 km
  • Total Stations: 9 (Elevated)
  • Station Names:  IIT Kanpur, Kalyanpur Railway station, Kanpur University, Gurudev Chauraha, Geeta Nagar, Rawatpur Railway Station, Moti Jheel
  • Depot: Government Polytechnic
  • Status: Under construction

Line-1 Extension: Moti Jheel - Naubasta

  • Project Cost: NA
  • Length: 15.085 (Elevated - 6.464 km, Underground - 8.621 km)
  • Total Stations: 13
  • Station Names:  [Moti Jheel], Harsh Nagar, Gwai, Chunni Gunj, Bada Chauraha, Phool Bagh, Kanpur Central Railway Station, Jhakarkati Bus Terminal, Transport Nagar, Rania, Kendranchal, Pashupati Nagar, Budh Nagar, Naubasta.
  • Status: Approved.

Line-2: Agriculture University - Jaurali

  • Project Cost: NA
  • Total Length: 8.6 km
  • Total Stations: 9
  • Station Names: Agriculture University, Rawatpur Railway, Kakadeo, Vijay Nagar Chauraha, Govind Nagar, Barra-7 Road, Barra-8, Jarauli.
  • Status: Under consideration

Major Contractors

  • TYPSA-Italferr JV: General Consultancy (Rs 260.62 Crore)
  • Systra MVA Consulting: Detailed Design Consultant (DDC)
  • Afcons Infrastructure Limited: Design and construction of elevated viaducts and 9 stations of priority corridor from IIT Kanpur to Moti Jhil (Rs 735 Crore).
  • KSM Bashir Mohammad & Sons: Construction of Metro Depot-cum-Workshop at Government Polytechnic (Rs 83.9 Crore).
  • Bombardier Transportation: Supply of Rolling Stock Coaches including Signalling System.

Progress so far:

  • Jan 2018: UP Government Cabinet approved the plan for Metro Rail projects in Kanpur, Agra, and Meerut.
  • Jun 2018: Union Finance Ministry gave its in-principle approval to Kanpur Metro along with Agra, Meerut, Indore, and Bhopal.
  • Sep 2018: UP Govt. sent a revised Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Metro Rail project to Central Govt. for approval.
  • Nov 2019: UP Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of the project.

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