Allahabad Metro

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Allahabad Metro
Overview
OwnerUttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation
LocaleAllahabad
Transit typeRapid transit
Number of lines2
Number of stations39
Operation
Began operation2025
Technical
System length40 km (25 mi)

The Allahabad Metro is a proposed rapid transit system for the city of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.[1] The proposed system will consist of two lines, an east-west line from Bamrauli to Jhunsi, and a north-south line from Shantipuram in Phaphamau to Naini. Both lines will be about 20 kilometres (12 mi) long. There will be a total of 39 stations, 20 on the east-west line and 19 on the north-south line. The project is expected to cost 8000 crore.

Status updates[edit]

  • Feb 2019: UP government has allocated 175 Cr to start preliminary work in budget[2]
  • Mar 2019: Detailed Project Report (DPR) provided to state government for approval by Prayagraj Development Authority.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Approves Metro Rail For Allahabad". NDTV. 17 August 2016. Archived from the original on 27 March 2017. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  2. ^ Anurag Gupta (8 February 2019). "कानपुर-आगरा को जल्द मिलेगी मेट्रो की सौगात, 350 करोड़ रुपयों से पकड़ेगी रफ्तार". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  3. ^ Brijesh Srivastava (6 March 2019). "मेट्रो का डीपीआर शासन के हवाले, अब स्वीकृति का इंतजार". Dainik Jagaran (in Hindi). Retrieved 6 March 2019.