Gorakhpur Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2020-10-11 21:20:00 Viewer: 351 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Gorakhpur Metro is a proposed mass rapid transit system, which will serve the people of Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Gorakhpur Metro Rail Project
  • Operator: Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
  • Project Type: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
  • No. of Corridors: 2
  • Project Cost: INR 4,672 Crore
  • Completion Target: 2024

Gorakhpur Metro Rail Network

Corridor I: Shyam Nagar - Sooba Bazar

  • Route Length: 16.95 km
  • No. of Stations: 16
  • Proposed Stations: Syam Nagar, Bargadwa, Shastri Nagar, Nathmalpur, Gorakhnath Mandir, Hazaripur, Dharmsala, Gorakhpur Railway Station, University, Mohaddipur, Ramgarh Lake, AIIMS, Malviya Nagar, MMM Engineering College, Divya Nagar, Sooba Bazar.
  • Proposed Depot: Sooba Bazar

Corridor II: Gulariha - Kachehri Chauraha

  • Route Length: 10.46 km
  • No. of Stations: 11
  • Proposed Stations: Gulariha, BRD Medical College, Mugalaha, Khajanchi Bazaar, Basharatpur, Ashok Nagar, Vishnu Nagar, Asuran Chowk, Dharmsala, Gol Ghar,  Kachehri Chauraha
  • Proposed Depot: Mughalaha

Rolling Stock

Two coach trains proposed to be run in the entire metro rail network.

Progress so far

  • March 2019: RITES Limited submitted a detailed project report (DPR) of the project.
  • October 2020: UP Government approves the DPR of the project.




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