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

The NMRLC is planning to expand the under construction metro rail projects. Which is worth RS. 7,000 crore. The expansion is of 34 km with five lines.

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

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.

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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