Agra Metro mission inaugurated. Verify route, stations and different particulars


Harshita Tyagi

Up to date Dec 07, 2020 | 14:52 IST

Agra Metro mission will join main vacationer sights like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra with railway stations and bus stands and it will likely be accomplished in 5 years.

Agra Metro project inaugurated. Check route, stations and other details


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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the development work of Agra Metro mission in Agra, Uttar Pradesh by way of video convention. Union Minister of Housing and City Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, and different dignitaries attended the occasion. The metro mission comprised of two corridors with a complete size of 29.4 km is estimated to price Rs 8,379.62 crores.

The mission will join main vacationer sights like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra with railway stations and bus stands and it will likely be accomplished in 5 years. The metro in Agra will run at a pace of 80 Kmph and the price of one metro rail of three coaches is pegged at Rs 8 crore. 

Agra metro map:

Agra metro route

From path to stations, here is every little thing it is advisable to know in regards to the mission:

  • The proposed mission may have two corridors which can move by way of the center of Agra connecting iconic locations like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra and many others. There’ll 29 metro stations chosen in two corridors in Agra. Of those, 13 stations will likely be within the first hall and 16 stations within the second.
  • The size of Sikandra to Taj East Gate hall will likely be 14 Km. Will probably be partly elevated and may have six stations — Taj East Gate, Basai and Fatehabad Highway (all three elevated stations) and the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Jama Masjid being underground stations.
  •  The size of Agra Cantt to Kalindi Vihar hall will likely be 15.40 km and it’s proposed to have Agra Cantt., Sultanpura, Sadar Bazaar, Pratap Pura (future), Collectorate, Subhash Park, St. John’s (Agra College), Hariparvat Chauraha, Sanjay Place, MG Highway, Sultanganj Crossing, Kamla Nagar, Rambagh, Foundary Nagar, Mandi Samiti (Agra Mandi) & Kalindi Vihar stations.
  • The primary hall from Taj to Sikandra will scale back site visitors load on roads, which will likely be atmosphere pleasant. By having metro to all main monuments, vacationers will get lots of reduction. The primary part is being constructed until the Jama Masjid. Within the 14 km Sikandra to Taj East Gate hall, the metro will cowl greater than 7 km beneath the bottom, whereas the second hall will likely be totally elevated.
  • Air situation and all different mandatory amenities will likely be current within the metro coaches together with the supply of high-tech LED lights and show screens. Elevators and computerized staircases are additionally proposed at metro stations each 5 minutes, protecting in thoughts the necessity of every day commuters. 
  • Parking at ten stations and enormous parking at some stations have additionally been organized. Underground parking can also be being thought-about. The advance sign system of Australian expertise won’t ever permit brakes on the pace of the metro. Passengers will have the ability to get metro at a frequency of each 5 minutes.
  • Individuals will have the ability to simply attain locations like ISBT, Raja Ki Mandi Railway Station, Medical School, Agra Cant railway station, Collectorate, Sanjay Place and different surrounding densely populated residential areas. The corridors may have multimodal integration with railway stations and BRTS stations and may have feeder community of bus, Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) and Non-Motorized Transport (NMT). 

It’s value noting that this mission is estimated to profit almost 20 lakh folks instantly or not directly. For the implementation of this metro mission, the Lucknow Metro Rail Company, a collectively owned firm of the central authorities and the UP authorities, is reconstituted as ‘Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Company (UPMRC).

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