Articles tagged under: Metro train project

Ahmedabad Metro train trial run conducted through underground tunnel

April 30, 2022
Ahmedabad Metro train trial run conducted through underground tunnel

Sabarmati: Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Limited conducted a trial run of a metro train through the 6.5-km long Kankaria underground tunnel from Apparel park in Vastral to Old High Court area via Shahpur and a river bridge over Sabarmati. A metro train with 3 coaches was deployed in the trail run. Further testing from Old High Court to Thaltej station will also be carried out. GMRC aims to start both corridors of metro train in the city by August 2022. The work of phase-1 of proje...Read More

Metro train moves on Western Ahmedabad tracks for the first time in pre-trial run

February 19, 2022
Metro train moves on Western Ahmedabad tracks for the first time in pre-trial run

Sabarmati: A metro train rolled on the tracks of the western part of Ahmedabad city for the first time during the pre-trial run conducted on Friday night on about 2 km long stretch between the Gyaspur depot and Jivraj park stations. Such pre-trial runs are planned on the entire track of Phase - 1 portion of the project in Ahmedabad city in August by Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation. The Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) Lucknow will conduct trials after pre-trial. The safety tr...Read More

Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project’s East – West Corridor may start operating in June 2022

December 19, 2021
Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project’s East – West Corridor may start operating in June 2022

Sabarmati: The metro train connecting East and West of the Ahmedabad city is likely to start operating from June, 2022. As informed by the government in reply to a question in Lok Sabha winter session, the work of the phase 1 of Ahmedabad metro rail project is 80.50 percent completed and the work of phase 2 is 6.50 percent completed. The metro of phase 2 is likely to start operating from December 2023 in Ahmedabad. There are 15 stations in the north-south corridor of Ahmedabad metro and ...Read More

Metro Rail Project – Phase2 covering Gandhinagar in progress

July 22, 2021
Metro Rail Project – Phase2 covering Gandhinagar in progress

Gandhinagar: Metro train Project - Phase 2 covering capital town Gandhinagar is on roll now. The construction of a 5.42 km route from Motera to Mahatma Mandir is now in progress. The estimated cost of developing Metro rail service on this route is Rs 5,384 crores. The project as per present estimates will complete by 2024. Pillars installation works are underway at Sughad, GIFT city, PDPU and Dholakuva. In this phase-2 of Metro project, which is being executed by Gujarat Metro Rail Corporati...Read More

Traffic jam in Vejalpur following closure of flyover due to Metro rail works

April 02, 2021
Traffic jam in Vejalpur following closure of flyover due to Metro rail works

Sabarmati: A flyover connecting Jivraj Park to Shyamal cross roads has been closed for 48 hours during 1st April 11 pm to 3rd April 5 am due to ongoing works of Metro rail project. From 3rd April to 1st July, for the period of two months and twenty eight days, Shreyas over bridge will remain closed for all types of traffic during 11 pm to 5 am. A service road on the southern side of Jivraj over bridge will also remain closed for all type of traffic. Meanwhile heavy traffic jam was witnes...Read More

PM Modi performs Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Project Phase 2 and Surat Metro Project

January 18, 2021
PM Modi performs Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Project Phase 2 and Surat Metro Project

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi performed Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project via video conference today. Gujarat Governor, Union Home Minister, Gujarat Chief Minister and Union Housing & Urban Affairs Minister were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister congratulated Ahmedabad and Surat for the gift of Metro as the service will improve connectivity in the two important business centers of the country. ...Read More

Details of Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project ahead of Shilanyas by PM Modi

January 16, 2021
Details of Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project ahead of Shilanyas by PM Modi

Gandhinagar: Ceremony to commence work of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II at Mahatma Mandir, Sector-13, Gandhinagar and Laying of Foundation Stone and Ceremony to Commence work of Surat Metro Rail Project at Diamond Bourse Dream City, Surat will be performed by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, via video conferencing. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will perform Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project on 18th January at 10:30 AM via video c...Read More

Limited closure of a flyover in Ahmedabad for Metro project works

January 12, 2021
Limited closure of a flyover in Ahmedabad for Metro project works

Sabarmati: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has announced limited closure of Kavi Nhanalal over bridge during 11 pm to 6 am between 15-30 January for Metro rail project works. Kavi Nhanalal over bridge connects Swami Vivekanand Bridge to Law Garden. Alternate route has been mentioned in public announcement attached with the article. Read More

PM Modi to e-dedicate two development projects, perform e-Shilanyas for other two in Gujarat later this month

January 07, 2021
PM Modi to e-dedicate two development projects, perform e-Shilanyas for other two in Gujarat later this month

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi will on January 16 inaugurate Kevadia railway station and Kevadia - Vadoara railway line in Central Gujarat virtually and deliver an address through video conference. On January 18, the Prime Minister will lay foundation stone for Ahmedabad Metro rail project phase-2 from New Delhi in virtual mode. He will also perform e-foundation stone laying for Surat Metro rail project. He will deliver address via video conference on this occasion. These d...Read More

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