Vijayawada Metro Route

The Vijayawada Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, India. Currently Vijayawada Metro network has 0 active stations. Find important and useful information like Vijayawada Metro route, metro lines, service operation timings, first train, last train, route map, fare chart, top attractions near metro station, metro station nearby, news and more.

OperatorAmaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC)

Vijayawada Metro Route Map 2024

Interesting Facts about Vijayawada Metro

  • Vijayawada Metro is proposed light rail transit system in the Indian city of Vijayawada.
  • The Metro rail project is proposed by N Chandrababu Naidu to reduce traffic congestion in the city.
  • The project was estimated approximately ₹15,000 crore.
  • Phase-I covering 24.5 km, phase-ll covering 12.50 Km, phase-lll covering 28 km.
  • The project has been shelved due the Government of Andhra Pradesh's failure to submit its revised proposals in line with Metro Rail Policy-2017.
  • Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation has been renamed as Andhra Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

About Vijayawada Metro

The Vijayawada Light Metro is a light rail transit (LRT) system consisting of 2 lines and 51 stations, proposed to be built by the Andhra Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (APMRC), formerly known as the Vijayawada Metro Rail Corporation (APMRC), in the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada, and the city of Amaravati. Was known. Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC).

The project was originally conceived as a heavy-rail based Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS), and the Andhra Pradesh government in September 2015 appointed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMC) to execute its 26.03 km long Phase 1 project. signed an agreement with DMRC).

DMRC invited civil construction bids for both lines, but the purchase was canceled due to its high cost and low ridership estimates, which were not in line with the new metro rail policy of the Government of India.

In 2017-18, the state government opted for Light Rail Transit (LRT/Metrolite). Now its estimated cost is Rs. 15,000 crore, based on the recommendation of Systra - RITES - GOPA JV, which submitted its Revised Detailed Project Report (DPR) in April 2019.

The project is currently awaiting approval from the state government.

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