Kanpur Metro Routes

The Kanpur Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, India. Currently Kanpur Metro network has 9 active stations. Let's get to know more about Kanpur Metro like metro lines, when does the train start, when does the train end, what is the route map, what are the main attractions around metro stations in the city, fare list and metro news etc.

OperatorUttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC)
Operation start28 December 2021
Number of lines1 Metro Lines
Train length3 Coaches
No. of stations9 Active Stations
Metro Timings⏱Starting | Ending
06:00 AM | 10:00 PM

◩ Kanpur Metro Lines (Terminal Stations)
  Red Line Metro (IIT Kanpur - Naubasta)
  Blue Line (Agriculture University - Barra-8)

Kanpur Metro Fare Chart

No. of StationsMetro Token FareGoSmart Card Fare
1 StationRs. 10Rs. 9
2 StationsRs. 15Rs. 13.5
3 to 6 StationsRs. 20Rs. 18
7 to 9 StationsRs. 30Rs. 27
10 to 13 StationsRs. 40Rs. 36
14 to 17 StationsRs. 50Rs. 45
18 Stations or moreRs. 60Rs. 54

Please note:

  • Get 10% discount on every journey using GoSmart Card.
  • Tourist Card available in denomination of Rs. 100 (for unlimited travel for 1 day) and Rs. 250 (for unlimited travel for 3 days).
  • Refundable security deposit of Rs. 100 paybale at the time of purchase.

Interesting Facts about Kanpur Metro

  • Kanpur Metro is managed by and owned by Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation a joint venture between Kanpur Metro in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation other metro projects in the state are also under construction now such as Agra Metro, Meerut Metro, Varanasi Metro, Prayagraj Metro, Gorakhpur Metro.
  • Kanpur Metro Construction of the line began on September 2015, which began its commercial operation on 28 December 2021.
  • Kanpur metro has also provided free RO drinking water, toilets, escalators, and lifts at all the stations.
  • WiFi is available at each station with free access for smart cardholders.
  • The metro could accommodate speeds up to 90 km/h (56 mph) but the typical usage would be at speeds between 32 KM/H to 35 KM/H.
  • GoSmart card can be used for non-transport (integrated with Kanpur metro) transactions of Kanpur.
  • GoSmart card can be used for other Metros of Uttar Pradesh like Lucknow, Varanasi, Meerut, Agra, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, and Jhansi).
  • Token Vending Machine (TVM) and Add Value Machine (AVM) have been installed at all the stations.
  • The first metro trainset was taken as a trial run from the assembling area to the depot. Testing of the trainset's doors and signals were also taken, as of 25 October.
  • The estimated cost of the Kanpur Metro entire projects is 11,076.48 crore, out of which the cost of the priority section has been Rs 2,100 crore. While the European Investment Bank (EIB) has sanctioned a loan of Rs 5,551.99 cr (Euro 650 million), the remaining cost is being shared by the Union and the state governments.

Latest Metro News

Uttar Pradesh News Desk Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give a gift of PGI along with Metro in Kanpur on 28th December. In view of this, preparations have started for the inauguration of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Super Specialty PGI prepared at GSVM Medical College. With the start of 240-bed PGI, people of Kanpur and adjoining districts will start getting super specialty treatment.

Uttar Pradesh News Desk On December 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself can launch the Kanpur Metro. In this regard, Additional Chief Secretary Avnish Kumar Awasthi has written a letter to District Magistrate Kanpur, seeking details of the convocation of IIT and other possible programs including the launch of Metro.

Uttar Pradesh News Desk Chandrashekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology (CSA) has refused to give land to the UP Metro Rail Corporation. Vice-Chancellor Dr. DR Singh has written a letter to the government after refusing to give the land in the meeting of the Board of Management. Metro had asked the university administration for 14 hectares permanently and 3.98 hectares temporarily.

Kanpur Metro FAQs:

𝒜. Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) operates Kanpur Metro system.

𝒜. First service of Kanpur metro service begins on 28 December 2021.

𝒜. Kanpur metro system has 1 Metro Lines (active/fucntional).

𝒜. Kanpur metro trains have 3.

𝒜. Kanpur metro timings are: 06:00 AM | 10:00 PM.

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