Srinagar Metro

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Srinagar Metro
Overview
OwnerSrinagar Development Authority
LocaleSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Transit typeRapid transit
Number of lines2 (planned)
Number of stations24
Operation
Began operation2024
Train length3 coaches
Technical
System length25 km

The Srinagar Metro is a rapid transit planned for the city of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The plans for the Srinagar Metro have been finalised with the work expected to start in 2020. The proposed network will have two corridors. Each corridor of Srinagar metro will have 12 stations each with the total cost expected to be around ₹5,000 crore. Former Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chief 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan has been appointed the project head.

History[edit]

Jammu and Kashmir state government has planned to introduce a metro rail system in cities of Srinagar and Jammu which respectively serve as Summer and winter capital of the state. The government has hired an infrastructure development enterprise, RITES to conduct a traffic analysis. The government has planned to approach Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for a detailed project including feasibility and financial viability.[1]

Route[edit]

Two corridors have been planned by Srinagar Development Authority(SDA).

Corridor 1:

  • HMT Junction
  • Parimpora
  • Bus Stand
  • Qamarwari
  • Gazarzoo
  • Rathpora
  • Batmaloo
  • Secretariat
  • Lal Chowk
  • Munshi Bagh
  • Sonwar
  • Indiranagar

Corridor 2:

  • Osmanabad
  • Hazratbal Crossing
  • Soura
  • Skims
  • Nalbal Bridge
  • Mill Stop
  • Hawal Chowk
  • Jama Masjid
  • Khaniyar
  • Nowpora
  • Munshi Bagh
  • Hazoori Bagh

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