After Kochi Metro, can other Tier II cities go above and beyond to end up tasks on time?

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In May 2015, the Government of India likewise cleared a strategy to introduce and enhance mass quick transport systems throughout 50 cities with an approximated expense of Rs 5,00,000 crore

By: Express News Global Desk|New Delhi|Updated: June 18, 2017

After Kochi Metro, can other Tier II cities go above and beyond to end up tasks on time?
After Kochi Metro, can other Tier II cities go above and beyond to end up tasks on time?

With the Kochi Metro ending up being functional on Saturday, cities throughout India are accelerating preparations to inaugurate their very first city network. At the inauguration of the city job in Kollam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated 50 cities in India are all set to carry out city train tasks.

Here is a status check of some the crucial under building and construction city jobs throughout India.

Lucknow Metro
After getting Cabinet approval on December 22, 2015, the Uttar Pradesh federal government started building and construction on the very first stage of the Lucknow Metro Rail Project with an approximated expense of Rs. 6,928 crore. It is anticipated to be functional by June 2017.

On May 6, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath stated that the Lucknow Metro service would begin just after mid-June. In its very first stage, Lucknow Metro would run along a 8.5 km stretch in between Lucknow airport and Charbagh train station.

Hyderabad Metro
With a proposed period of 66.5 km, Hyderabad Metro Rail task (Phase-1) will cost Rs. The whole stage I, which covers throughout 66.56 km and 57 stations, is due to be finished by December 2017.

Ahmedabad Metro
The Metro-link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) is most likely to be opened in a phased way from early 2020. The expense of the task is allocated at Rs 10,773 crore.

Nagpur Metro

8680 crore, will have a 38.215 km city passage, with 36 stations and 2 depots. Building of the Nagpur Metro Rail Project started in May 2015, and trial runs are anticipated to performed quickly.

Noida Metro

The Noida-Greater Noida Metro is approximated to cost Rs 5,064 crore and cover 29.7 km. It is most likely to go undergo trials in December this year, and the link will be functional by April 2018. The service is anticipated to transfer a minimum of 1.2 lakh commuters daily.

Navi Mumbai Metro

Line 1 of the Navi Mumbai Metro, costing Rs 4,163 crore, will end up being functional by May 2018. It will cover 23.40 km and 20 city stations from Belapur to Khandeshwar.

Kanpur Metro

The Kanpur Metro is approximated to cost 13,721 Cr and cover 33 km. It is most likely to be finished around 2020. The Kanpur Metro rail has actually 2 proposed paths: one is IIT Kanpur to Naubasta and other is Chandra Shekher Azad Agriculture University to Barra-8.

While Tier-II cities like Lucknow, Kanpur, Ahmedabad and Nagpur are establishing their devoted city networks, the propositions for cities such as Chandigarh, Bhopal, Ludhiana and Kozikode are being assessed.