Ahmedabad: On Wednesday Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the much-awaited Ahmedabad metro train trial run would be conducted in January next year.
At first, during the trial, the train will be run from Vastral village to Apparel Park on a 6.5-km. Which will be known as priority reach in east Ahmedabad. This stretch is the part of the 20.73-km-long East-West Corridor of the ambitious Metro Rail Project. That will connect Vastral area in east Ahmedabad with the western suburb of Thaltej.
Mr. further stated that the trial run (of the Metro train) on the ‘priority reach’ between Vastral village and Apparel Park would begin in January 2019. The work is going on in full swing. I have instructed the officials to make sure that the ongoing works do not cause any trouble to the people.
On Wednesday Chief Minister visited the underground section of the Metro Rail near the main Kalupur railway station. There as per official release he inspected the proposed integration of the Bullet Train, Metro and Kalupur railway station stated.
A “mock-up” model of the Metro coach will arrive in Ahmedabad by the end of the next month and it will be displayed at a suitable location for public viewing, it stated, said CM. The manufacturing and design include, a mock-up model is a scale or full-size model of a design or device.
The Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) a wholly owned company of Gujarat Government is implementing the Metro Rail Projects. The total cost of this project will be approximately Rs 10,773 crore, this project is designed to connect eastern-western and northern-southern suburbs in Ahmedabad. In the second phase, MEGA is planned to extend its network to the Gandhinagar. The total project cost for East-West corridor is approximate Rs. 20.73 km long; the North-South corridor which is connecting Motera with APMC Market is 18.52-km long.