Ahmedabad Monorail

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Ahmedabad Monorail
અમદાવાદ મોનો રેલ
Overview
Owner GUDC
Locale Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Transit type Monorail
Number of lines 2 (planned)
Number of stations 18 (planned)
Daily ridership 7,10,557 (Estd.)
Headquarters Ahmedabad
Operation
Number of vehicles 15
Train length 4 coaches
Headway 3 minutes
Technical
System length 30
Electrification 750 V DC
Average speed 31 km/h (19 mph)
Top speed 80 km/h (50 mph)

Ahmedabad Monorail (અમદાવાદ મોનો રેલ ) is a proposed monorail system for the city of Ahmedabad. [1] An elevated monorail will run through Ahmedabads walled city on the east bank of the Sabarmati and it will cover a 30 km circular route. Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Infrastructure Development Projects Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) worth INR50 billion (US$820 million) with the Gujarat Urban Development Corporation (GUDC) for a monorail project.[2]

Network[edit]

There are 4 lines proposed at cost of INR50 billion (US$820 million). According to the plan, Kalupur Railway Station will be the main junction or starting point for all the four routes.

Phase 1

  • Kalupur to Lal Darwaja via Gandhi Road
  • Kalupur and Lal Darwaja via Relief Road
  • Kalupur with Commerce six roads via Delhi Darwaja.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monorail to chug into walled city, News - City - Ahmedabad Mirror,Ahmedabad Mirror". Ahmedabadmirror.com. Retrieved 15 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Vibrant Gujarat: $56.43 bn fund for urban development". Thaindian.com. Retrieved 15 January 2011. 

http://epaper.sandesh.com/c/1138047

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