NAGPUR (Metro Rail News): 90% of Viaduct and Station construction work is completed from Sitabuldi to Prajapati Nagar road of Nagpur Metro Reach-4. Construction work for Nagpur Metro is underway at a rapid pace despite the ongoing corona crises. A total of nine metro stations are proposed on this route of 8.30 km between Sitabuldi Interchange to Prajapati Nagar Metro Station.
At present, 75% of the track laying work is completed for this Central Avenue Reach-4 route. Central Avenue is one of the major routes connecting the east and west parts of Nagpur. Despite lockdown due to coronavirus, Maharashtra Metro Corporation Limited (Maha Metro) is working at great speed to complete Phase-1 of Nagpur Metro.
2 out of 4 Reaches of the Nagpur Metro Rail Project have already been completed and the remaining 2 Reaches are expected to become operational by the end of this year.
Phase-1 of Nagpur Metro comprises construction of 38.21 km long network with 2 lines i.e. Orange Line and Aqua Line. Reach 1 under Orange Line from Sitabuldi to Khapri of length 13.5 km and Reach-3 from Sitabuldi to Lokmanya Nagar under Aqua Line of length 11 km are already operational. Reach-2 (Orange Line) from Sitabuldi to Automotive Square and Reach-4 (Aqua Line) from Sitabuldi to Prajapati Nagar will start operation by December this year.
This 38.21 km long route under Phase-1 of Nagpur Metro is one of the fastest executing metro projects in the country. The viaducts are nearing completion and tracks have been laid to a large extent. Many stations are in advanced stages of completion. A double decker flyover is also being built on Kamptee Road.