Kanpur Monorail

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Kanpur Monorail
OwnerGovernment of Uttar Pradesh
LocaleKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Transit typeMonorail
Number of lines3 (planned)
Daily ridership35,000 (Estd.)
Train length4 coaches
Electrification750 V DC
Average speed31 km/h (19 mph)
Top speed80 km/h (50 mph)

The Kanpur Monorail is a proposed monorail system for the city of Kanpur.[1][2]


There are three lines proposed in phase I are as follows:[3]

Total length of Phase I would be 63.0 km.

Other lines[edit]

Other lines which are being proposed in addition to Phase I are:[4]


Feasibility study has been completed for Phase I corridors. Work likely to start after 2016.[3]


  1. ^ "Monorail News Briefs". Monorails.org. Archived from the original on 13 June 2010. Retrieved 16 September 2010.
  2. ^ http://www.niua.org/projects/tpt/introduction.pdf
  3. ^ a b Sujay Mehdudia (21 January 2010). "The Hindu : Cities / Kanpur : Kanpur likely to get monorail". Chennai, India: Beta.thehindu.com. Retrieved 11 August 2010.
  4. ^ Megha Suri, TNN, 21 February 2008, 07:56pm IST (21 February 2008). "Monorail to hit Kanpur streets by 2010 - Kanpur - City - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 11 August 2010.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)