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
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.
- 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
- 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.