NAGPUR (METRO RAIL NEWS): Metro’s Sitabuldi – Zero Mile Freedom Park – Kasturchand Park stretch, Zero Mile station and Kasturchand Park station and the public park named Freedom Park is being inaugurated by Hon. CM Shri Uddhav Thackeray and Hon. Union Ministers Shri Nitin Gadkari and Shri Hardeep Singh Puri.
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri said, “Nagpur zero mile city is the 3rd largest city in Maharashtra. Our Template for the Metro system and Urban mobility is a perfect fit. This is one of the largest economic projects in the country. On 21 August 2014, the foundation stone of the Nagpur Metro project was kept by our P.M Shri Narendra Modi. Nagpur like many other cities in the country will benefit from the rapid expansion of the metro rail system. Our PM has outlined a grand vision of 10 trillion economy in GDP by 2030″
Commercial service will start on Sitabuldi- zero Mile freedom Park- Kastirchard Park section of Orage line from 3 pm on Friday, August 20. The section will be inaugurated by dignitaries at 12:30 pm. Commercial services are running on the existing stretch of the Orange line (Sitabuldi to Khapri) from 8 am to 8 pm.
Service on Aqua line (Sitabuldi to lokmanya Nagar) is on from 6:30 am to 8 pm. Train from Khapri will now terminate at Kasturchand Park instead of Sitabuldi. Similarly, trains for Khapri will depart from the new station instead of Sitabuldi.