Visakhapatnam Metro Route

The Visakhapatnam Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India. Currently Visakhapatnam Metro network has 0 active stations. Find important and useful information like Visakhapatnam 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)

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Interesting Facts about Visakhapatnam Metro

  • Visakhapatnam Metro is a planned rapid transit system for the city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • It will be the only Indian city which will have a combination of both metro and tram.
  • Visakhapatnam Metro Once constructed it will be the world's largest metro prepared in a PPP model.
  • Accordingly, a Detailed Project Report is under preparation for 79.9 km length of Light Metro Rail system and for 60.2 km length of modern Catenary Free Tram system.
  • Visakhapatnam Metro stations would have State of the Art Designs with pleasant exterior and interiors.
  • All stations would have good connectivity to neighbourhood areas.
  • The environmental friendly metro rail services of “Visakhapatnam Metro”, is being designed and developed to make it also the most Eco-friendly that would ensure the carbon print levels almost to ‘Zero’.
  • The latest digital services would be adopted in providing services to the Metro Commuters. like Automatic Ticket Vending (ATV) machines, LED Glow Signage boards, One Start-to-End smart travel cards etc.
  • The Visakhapatnam Metro Rail system is proposed in AP reorganization act.

About Visakhapatnam Metro

Visakhapatnam (Vizag) Light Metro is an urban light rail transit (LRT) system consisting of 3 lines and 31 stations proposed to be constructed by Andhra Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (APMRC) in Visakhapatnam (Vizag), Andhra Pradesh, earlier known as Amaravati Metro Rail. Was known by name. Corporation (AMRC).

The detailed project report (DPR) of its 42.54 km long Phase 1 consisting of 3 elevated lines was originally prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), which was also assigned to execute the project, in September 2015.

In 2017, the project was stopped due to its high cost and low ridership projections that were not in line with the new metro rail policy of the Government of India. Moreover, the AP government had given priority to Vijayawada's metro.

The proposed Light Metro Rail corridors are

  • Kommadi to Steel Plant Jn. on NH-16 (34.23 km)
  • Gurudwara to Old Post Office (5.26 km)
  • Thatichetlapalem to Chinavalteru (RK Beach) (6.91 km)
  • Law college Jn. to Marikivalasa (8.21 km)
  • Kommadi to Bhogapuram Airport (25.3 km) and

The Modern Tram Ways are:

  • Old Post Office to Rusikonda Beach (15.40 km)
  • NAD Jn. to Pendurthi (10.2 km)
  • Steel plant Jn. to Anakapalli (18.2 km)
  • Rusikonda Beach to Bheemili Beach (16.4 km)

Visakhapatnam Metro News & Updates

Visakhapatnam, often referred to as Vizag, is poised to transform its urban transportation landscape through an advanced metro rail project. This visionary undertaking is a result of collaborative efforts between the Central and State governments, in partnership with IL&FS Engineering and Construction Limited, under the guidance of the Urban Mass Transit Company (UMTC).
According to Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri, there is no pending proposal from the Andhra Pradesh government for approval of the Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project. Recalling that the Center had requested the state government to resubmit a proposal as per the Revised Metro Rail Policy, 2017, Puri said no proposal had been submitted in this regard.
The proposed 140km-long mass rapid transit system is slated to change the public transport system in Vizag forever. Covering every corner of the city and suburbs, the project will connect Bhogapuram Airport region in the North to Anakapalle in the south of Vizag. The project is estimated to cost around Rs 20,000 crore. Of the 140.11km-long project, 79.91km is proposed to be developed as a light metro rail system. corridors will have a caternary-free modern tram/metrolite system.

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Visakhapatnam Metro FAQs

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