Nagpur Broad Gauge Metro: Project information, routes map, tenders & updates

Nagpur Broad Gauge Metro is a proposed Mass Rapid Transit System to connect Nagpur with surrounding suburban cities with three-coach light rail transit.

  • Name of Project: Nagpur Broad Gauge Metro Rail Project
  • Project Owner: Maharastra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd., Govt. of Maharashtra & Central Railway (CR)
  • Operator: Indian Railways
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 418.00 Crore
  • Funding Pattern: 30% (Govt. of India + Govt. of Maharastra) and 70% through the loan
  • Operational for public: 2022

Proposed Corridors

There are four corridors proposed under Nagpur Broad Gauge Metro Rail Project

  • Corridor I (Nagpur – Wardha)
  • Corridor II (Nagpur-Narkhed)
  • Corridor III (Nagpur-Ramtek)
  • Corridor IV (Nagpur-Bhandara Road)
  • Depot: According to plan depot will be constructed at Khapri Metro Station

Total Project Cost: 418 Crore INR

  • Rolling Stock – Rs.200 crore
  • Automatic Fare Collection System – Rs.11.64 crore
  • Information Technology Infrastructure – Rs.15 crore
  • Construction of car shed, Station up-gradation and passenger amenities – Rs.23.12 crore
  • Pre-operative expenses – Rs.4.97 crore
  • Station integration – Rs.25 crore
  • Construction of Depot – Rs.80 crore
  • Taxes – Rs.48 crore.

Rolling Stock

  • Train Type – Broad Gauge
  • Design Speed – 200 km/h
  • Maximum Operating Speed – 160 km/h
  • Coaches – 3 Coach Train (DT-M-T)
  • Passenger Capacity – 885 (driver motor car – 285, trailer car – 315 and motor car – 285

Progress update

  • July 2018: An MoU signed between Government of Maharashtra, Central Railway and Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation.
  • December 2018: Urban Mass Transit Company (UMTC) submitted the feasibility study report of the project to the Government of Maharashtra.
  • August 2019: Urban Mass Transit Company submitted final DPR of Nagpur Broad Gauge Metro line.
  • September 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of this project.