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India: Urban rail projects approved in 2016-17 [free access]

September 1, 2017

During January 2016-August 2017, over 700 km of urban rail projects received approval from the state/central governments in India. Of these, 17 projects spanning over 602 km are metro rail projects and three projects spanning over 101 km are light rail projects. The following table provides details about the urban rail projects approved during January 2016-August 2017.

 

Table: Urban rail projects approved during January 2016-August 2017

Project

Length (km)

Date of approval

Metrorail

Bangalore Metro Phase-2A 

17.00

March 2017

Delhi Metro Narela-Kundli extension

4.86

June 2017

Delhi Metro Phase-IV

103.93

January 2017

Gurgaon-Manesar-Bawal Metro

108.00

February 2016

Guwahati Metro Phase-I

61.40

February 2016

Iffco Chowk-Dwarka Metro 

11.90

July 2016

Kanpur Metro Phase-I

32.70

May 2016

Kochi Metro Phase-IB

11.17

May 2017

Mumbai Metro Line 2B

23.50

September 2016

Mumbai Metro Line 4

32.32

September 2016

Mumbai Metro Line 5

24.00

October 2016

Mumbai Metro Line 6

14.50

October 2016

Patna Metro Phase-I

31.00

February 2016

Pune Metro Phase-I

31.25

December 2016

Surat Metro

40.00

January 2017

Varanasi Metro

29.23

May 2016

Vijayawada Metro Phase-I

26.03

November 2016

LRT 

Bangalore LRT

41.60

August 2016

Bhopal LRT

27.87

December 2016

Indore LRT

31.55

December 2016

Note: LRT- light-rail transit

Source: Global Mass Transit Research