FARIDABAD (Metro Rail News): The metro project was informally announced in 2016 itself by the Chief Minister of Haryana.
The much-awaited detailed project report (DPR) of the much-awaited Metro system to be developed between Faridabad and Gurugram, the two largest commercial hubs of Haryana, is ready and is now waiting for final approval of the state government.
It has been prepared by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) which has handed over its report to the Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation (HMRTC).
The preparation work of the report was handed over to DMRC for the project worth Rs 5,900 crore in 2019 in wake of the state government planning to link the two largest cities of the state with Metro.
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) prepared in March this year and handed over to the HMRTC on June 10, has also been placed before the Public Undertaking Committee of the state Assembly. The project will have six elevated and two underground stations where Badkhal Enclave and Aravali Golf Course Stations have been proposed to be underground while the rest is elevated.
The 32.14 km long corridor will boost the public transport system in these two adjoining cities of Haryana which are a part of Delhi NCR. The DMRC already have a network of metro upto Huda City centre in Gurugram and upto Raja Nahar Singh (Ballabhgarh) in Faridabad.
The proposed Rs 5,900-crore Light Metro Rail Corridor will have a total length of 32.14 km with eight stations. Five stations will be located in Faridabad and three in Gurugram starting from Bata Chowk (interchange station) of Faridabad to Vatika Chowk in Gurugram. Other stations include Aravali Golf Course, Badkhal Enclave, Pali Stone Crusher Zone, Police Chowki Manger (Faridabad), Mandi village, Sector 56 and Vatika Chowk (Gurugram).