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

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2020-10-07 17:23:00 Viewer: 6,206 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Kolkata

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

Kolkata Metro is India's oldest mass rapid transit system project serving the city of Kolkata since 24th October 1984.

  • Project Name: Kolkata Metro Rail Project
  • Owner: Ministry of Railways, Govt. of India
  • Operator: Indian Railways/Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation
  • Executing Body: Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL)
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: Rs 47523.8 crores
  • Total Network: 128.826 km (6 Lines)
  • Status: Operational since 24 October 1984

Kolkata Metro Rail Network

Operational: 39.24 km | Under Construction: 55.72

Operational Lines

Line 1 (North-South Corridor): Noapara – Kavi Subhas Nagar

  • Route length: 31.32 km (Operational)
  • Total Stations: 26 (At grade-2, Elevated-9, Underground 15)
  • Project Cost: Rs 415.87 crores
  • Stations: Kavi Subhash, Shahid Khudiram, Kavi Nazrul, Gitanjali, Masterda Surya Sen, Netaji, Mahanayak Uttam Kumar, Rabindra Sarobar, Kalighat, Jatin Das Park, Netaji Bhavan, Rabindra Sadan, Maidan, Park Street, Esplanade, Chandni Chowk, Central, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Girish Park, Shobhabazar Sutanuti, Shyambazar, Belgachhia, Dum Dum, Noapara, Baranagar and Dakshineswar.

Line 2 (East-West Corridor): JBS – Falaknuma (via MG Bus Station)

  • Route length: 16.72 km (Operational-7.5 km, Under construction-9.1 km)
  • Total Stations: 12 (Elevated-6, Underground-6)
  • Proejct Cost: Rs 8,575 crores
  • Operational Stations: Sector V, Karunamoyee, Central Park, City Centre, Bengal Chemical, and Salt Lake Stadium and Phoolbagan.
  • Depot: Salt Lake

Under Construction Lines

Line 2 (East-West Corridor): JBS – Falaknuma (via MG Bus Station)

  • Route length: 9.1 km (Underground)
  • Total Stations: 5
  • Stations:  Sealdah, Esplanade, Mahakaran, Howrah and Howrah Maidan.

Line 3: Joka - Esplanade

  • Route Lenth: 16.72 km
  • Total Stations: 14 (Elevated 9, Underground-5)
  • Project Cost: Rs 2,619 crores
  • Stations: Diamond Park, IIM, Joka, Thakurpukur, Sakherbazar, Behala Chowrasta, Behala Bazar, Taratala, Majerhat, Mominpur, Kidderpore, Victoria, Park Street and Esplanade.

Line 4: Noapara - Barasat

  • Route Lenth: 16.215 km (Under construction)
  • Total Stations: 10 (Elevated 5, Underground-5)
  • Project Cost: Rs 4,829.57 km
  • Stations: Noapara, Dum Dum Cantonment, Jessore Road, Biman Bandar, Birati, Michael Nagar, New Barrackpore, Madhyamgram, Hridaypur and Barasat.

Line 5: Baranagar - Bartackpore

  • Route Lenth: 12.40 km
  • Total Stations: 11 (All Elevated)
  • Project Cost: Rs 2,069.6 crores
  • Stations: Baranagar, Kamarhati, Agarpara, Sodepur, Panihati, Subhash Nagar, Khardah, Tata Gate, Titagarh, Talpukur and Barrackpore.

Line 6 (Airport Metro): Kavi Subhas - Biman Bandar

  • Route Lenth: 29.87 km
  • Total Stations: 24 (At grade-1, Elevated-22, Underground-1)
  • Project Cost: Rs 29,014.76 crores
  • Stations: Kavi Subhash, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Mukundapur, Kalikapur, Ruby Hospital, VIP Bazar, Bantala, Science City, Beliaghata, Chingrighata, Nicco Park, Salt Lake Sector V, Technopolis, Bidhan Nagar, Sub CBD, CBD-1, CBD-2, New Town, Convention Center, Sub CBD-2, City Centre, Rabindra Tirtha, VIP Road, Bima Bandar (Airport).
  




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