Haryana Govt approves DPR of Rs 6821.13 crore MRTS in Gurugram City

Mahima Suryavanshi Posted on: 2020-08-15 10:10:00 Viewer: 3,405 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Gurgaon

Haryana Govt approves DPR of Rs 6821.13 crore MRTS in Gurugram City

Chandigarh, India (Urban Transport News): The proposed MRTS (Mass Rapid Transit System) will cover most parts of Gurugram City. Additionally, it will provide the multimodal connectivity to the city as it will meet the MRTS corridor at Subhash Chowk. Also, will interchange with bus stand at sector 1, will connect with the railway station and rapid metro stations at Sector 5 and Moulsar Avenue Station respectively.

The major aim of this MRTS is to reduce the number of buses, Intermediate Public Transport (IPT), usage of private vehicles in the city. Hence, reducing the number of accidents and pollution etc.

Thursday, the Cabinet of Haryana finally approved the DPR of MRTS from Huda city centre to other parts of the city. The total estimated cost of the project is Rs 6821.13 crore.

The proposed corridor has 27 elevated stations, of which 6 are interchange stations. Its length is estimated to be of 28.80 km. It will facilitate passenger movement within the city and its starting point will be at HUDA City Centre and end by merging at Moulsar Avenue station near Cyber City in the existing metro line.

Furthermore, this MRTS will be a boon for Delhi- Gurugram passengers as it will connect with the yellow line at HUDA City Centre. It will increase the efficiency of the transportation system in NCR as it will interchange with RRTS stations at Hero Honda Chowk and Sector -22 and will provide connectivity up to Sarai Kale Khan (SKK), New Delhi side and on one Shahjahanpur, Neemrana and Behror (SNB), Rajasthan on the other side.

According to a study, the estimated ridership per day of this corridor of the year 2025 will be 5.34 lakh passenger trips, for 2031 its 7.26 lakh passenger trips and for 2041 it will be 8.81 passenger trips respectively.

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