Ahmedabad Metro: Information Route Maps & Project Updates

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Ahmedabad Metro is a Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) for the city in Gujarat, India. This Metro project is being construct by Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRCL).Gujarat State Govt has initiated MRTS project in the name of Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmadabad (MEGA) and the project was approved in October 2014.

The project is being developed by the MEGA, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) jointly owned by the Govt of India (GoI) and the Govt of Gujarat.

The final detailed project report (DPR) for the Metro project was prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and approved in March 2015 and the Phase-I is supposed to be completed by 2022. Construction began with the ground-breaking ceremony held in March 2015 and is expected to be completed by 2020.

Line routes and stations

  • PHASE – I
    Total length of Phase-I – 40.03 km
    Length of Elevated corridor – 33.50 km
    Length of Underground corridor – 6.53 km
    In Which
    North-South stretch length – 18.87 km
    East-West stretch length – 21.16 km
  • PHASE – II
    Total length of Phase-I – 28.254 km (total elevated)
    In Which
    Length of Motera-Mahatma Mandir corridor – 22.838                      km
    Length of Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), gift                    city corridor – 5.416 km

    • Phase-I
      Cost – Rs 10,773 crore
      East-West Corridor – (Line-I)
      From Vastral gam – Thaltej Gam
      Total length – 21.16 km
      Stations – 17

North-South Corridor – (Line-II)
From Motera Stadium – APMC
Total length – 18.87 km
Stations – 15

    • Phase-II
      Cost 5,384.17 crore
      Extension of Line-II
      From Motera stadium to Mahatma Mandir
      Total length – 22.84 km
      Stations – 20
      (Motera Statium – Koteshwar Road – Vishwakarma college –        Tapovan Circle – Narmada Canal – Juna Koba – Koba Gam –        GNLU – Raysan – Randesan – Dholakuva Circle – Infocity –          Sector 1 – Sector 10A – Sachivalaya – Akshardham – Juna          Sachivalaya – Sector 16 – Sector 24 – Mahatma Mandir).

Contract Awarded to this project:

  • General Consultancy – Systra RITES Oriental AECOM JV
  • 96 coaches – Hyundai Rotem
  • Signalling System – Nippon Signal Corporation Limited Japan
  • Apparel park depot – URC construct
  • Gyaspur Depot – JV of Gannon Dunkerly PSPO
  • Vastral Gam apparel Park 6 km – J Kumar Infraprojects
  • Vastral Gam apparel Park including six Stations – JV of DRA & CICO
  • East Ramp – Kalupur construction of Tunnels & two Stations with the distance of 2.45 km – AFCONS Infrastructure
  • Kalupur – West Ramp construction of Tunnels & two Stations – with the distance of 4.38 km – L & T
  • Thaltej Gam – West Ramp (Viaduct & seven Stations with the distance of 8.21 km – JV of Tata Projects & CRCC
  • Shreyas – Ranip Viaduct & six Stations with the distance of 8.94 km – Simplex Infrastructure
  • Motera – Ranip Viaduct with the distance of 4.85 km – Ranjit Buildcon
  • Motera – Ranip including 5 Stations – JV of Pratibha & Ranjit
  • Shreyas to Ranip (Viaduct & six stations with the distance of 8.94 km – Simplex Infrastructure
  • Kalupur to West Ramp construction of Tunnels & two stations with the distance of 4.38 km – L & T
  • Thaltej Gam to West Ramp Viaduct, Sabarmati Bridge & seven stations with the distance of 8.21 km – JV of Tata & CCECC
  • Electrification – Siemens India – Siemens AG, Germany
  • Automatic Fare Collection System – Nippon Signal Corporation Ltd, Japan

Ahmedabad Metro project infrastructure

The metro system will feature ballast-less tracks, GPS-based rail tracking system, train destination indicators, automated fare collection, and parking facilities.

“Phase two of the Ahmedabad Metro Rail project secured $1.04bn from the Government of Gujarat in October 2017.”

It will also feature fibre optic cables, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, train radio and a public address system. Control telephones and a centralised clock system will be installed, while the automatic fare collection system will be integrated with passenger-operated machines and smart cards.