Kanpur Metro: Information, Route Maps & Project Updates


Kanpur Metro is an under construction rail based mass transit system in the city of Kanpur, India which shall further be extendable to Kanpur Metropolitan Region. The feasibility study of the project was done by RITES and was completed in June 2015.

Total length: 50 km

  1. Line I  (IIT Kanpur – Naubasta):        35 km (23 Stations).
  2. Line II (CSA University – Barra-8):   15 km (8 Stations).

Project Cost:

The Cost of construction is estimated at ₹13,721 crores for two lines. Line I is projected to be developed with ₹9000 crores.

Funding Agencies:

  1. Japan International Cooperation Agency.
  2. European Investment Bank.