Techno Feasibility Study Commences for Ballabhgarh-Palwal Metro Rail

The metro rail corridor is planned to be elevated and is estimated to cost around ₹180 crore per kilometer. The entire project is expected to cost approximately ₹4,320 crore.

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CHANDIGARH (Metro Rail News): On Tuesday, a team of experts from Haryana Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (HMRTC) and Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES) commenced a techno feasibility study for the Ballabhgarh-Palwal metro rail.The study was directed by Chief Minister ML Khattar on June 26.

The proposed Ballabhgarh-Palwal corridor will be approximately 24 km long and will have 10 stations. It aims to provide connectivity to the industrial areas of Sector 58-59, Sikri, Prithla, Alhapur, Baghola, Softa, and Palwal.

During the study, alternative options for the metro rail system will be explored. The alignment of the corridor will be determined through discussions with NHAI and other stakeholders. There are plans to integrate Ballabhgarh railway station, Raja Nahar Singh metro station, Ballabhgarh bus stand, and Palwal bus stand.

The techno-feasibility study, conducted by RITES Limited, is expected to be completed in the next few days. In addition, preparations are underway to develop a comprehensive mobility plan for Palwal.

According to the spokesperson, “The metro rail corridor is planned to be elevated and is estimated to cost around ₹180 crore per kilometer. The entire project is expected to cost approximately ₹4,320 crore.”

Chief Minister Khattar announced on Sunday that government had given the green light for a metro link between Ballabgarh and Palwal. He emphasized that this development would enhance connectivity and accelerate the area’s progress.

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