World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Bhopal Metro


Bhopal Metro

Bhopal Metro
Native name भोपाल मेट्रो
Owner Bhopal Municipal Corporation
Locale Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Transit type Light metro
Number of lines 19 (planned)
Number of stations 89 (planned)
Daily ridership 220,000
Began operation <-- 2020 -->
Operation will start 2020
System length 85 km (53 mi) (planned)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 25 kV, 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary

The Bhopal Metro is a rapid transit light metro system proposed for the city of Bhopal, India.[1] The total system consists of 5 corridors covering a distance of 85 kilometres (53 mi).[2] This project will cost 80 billion (US$1.2 billion) approximately.[3] There will be three types of run – on road, on bridges, and underground in some locations.[3]


Three corridors have been proposed by DMRC.

  • M.P.Nagar to Mandideep
  • Suruchi Nagar to BHEL (9km, 9 stations)
  • Bairagarh to Mandideep

The planned Metro in Bhopal is a light metro System which is designed by Rohit Associates Architects & Engineers Pvt Ltd headed by Architect Rohit Gupta.[4] This system consists of a Network of 80 km and with lines overlapping and branching.In May 2013 Rohit Associates was appointed to prepare a detailed project report for the MRTS including the selection of the system for the city.Based on the multicriteria analysis and recommendations of consultant Rohit Associates, The Government of Madhya Pradesh approved the inception report prepared by the consultant on 30 June 2014. As of 2 December 2014 Geotechnical surveys and formation of the company is being carried on for the implementation of the project. The project will be completed by 2021 with first phase in 2019.[5]


  1. ^
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^
  5. ^¤tTab=tabs-1&pagedate=12/01/2014&editioncode=120&pageno=2&view=image
  • Bhopal, Indore to have Metro Rail soon

External links

  • Website dedicated to planned Bhopal Metro
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.