NAGPUR (Metro Rail News): The Phase-I of Nagpur Metro is all set to be dedicated at the hands of the Hon. Prime Minister on 11th December 2022. The Hon. Prime Minister will inaugurate metro services by flagging off trains for their maiden ride on Reach II (Kasturchand Park to Automotive Square Metro Station) and Reach IV (Sitabuldi Interchange to Prajapati Nagar Metro Station) on 11th December 2022. This would signal the completion of Phase-I of the Nagpur Metro Project, which encompasses 38 Metro stations and covers a distance of 40.012 km.
The Reach–II proposed inauguration includes Gaddigodam Square, Nari Road, Kadbi Square, and Automotive Square Metro stations. The total length of the route is 5.8 km. The Reach–IV includes Railway Station, Dosar Vaisya Square, Agrasen Square, Chitra Oli Square, Telephone Exchange, Ambedkar Square, Vaishnodevi Square and Pajapati Nagar Metro Stations. The total length of this route is 8.30 km.
Simultaneously, the Prime Minister would also lay the foundation for the Second Phase of the Nagpur Metro Rail Project. Phase II would be an extension of the first phase. Phase II includes 32 stations, covers a distance of 43.8 km, and extends to Kanhan in the North, Butibori MIDC in the South, Transport Nagar (Kapsi) in the East, and Hingna in the West. It comprises 1.2 km at-grade with two stations and 42.6 km elevated with 30 stations.