Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. Considering The Expansion Of Metro Rails Worth Rs. 7,000 Crore

Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd, Expansion Of Metro Rails, Rs. 7, 000 Crore, RITES
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On the advice of union transport minister Nitin Gadkari, The Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (NMRCL) has decided to expand the under construction metro rail project, a report from TOI said. RITES has been asked to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) on the same. It will be a 34 km expansion with five lines.

Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd, Expansion Of Metro Rails, Rs. 7, 000 Crore, RITES

Some of the highlights of the expansion mentioned in the report are -
 - The longest stretch will be of 13 km from Mihan to Butibori
 - Next is 10 km stretch from Automotive Square to Kamptee
 - The metro corridor from Lokmanya nagar to Hinga will also be extended upto 2 km
 - A branch line from Wasudeo, connecting Hinga Depot and Wadi towards Sitabuldi covering the 5 km of length. The corridor will be extended up to Kapshi from Prajapati Nagar.
 - The cost of this corridor will be 200 crore per km and total amount will go upto Rs 7,000 crore
 - At present, Project’s total cost is Rs 8,680 crore
 - RITES is also supposed to prepare a DPR on ‘The Orange City Street Stretch’. This stretch will join Jaiprakash nagar metro rail station and Rachana Ring road station. It will be of 6 km and cost will be 1,000 to 2,000 crore.

Information source: timesofindia

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