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Metro Rail Phase-I is about 39 km out of which approximately 6 KM is underground and rest is elevated section. The project will connect 4 corners of the Ahmedabad city with 2 corridors and 32 stations.



Here is the route Map:-



EAST-WEST Line:-

The length of East-West Corridor is about 21.16 km with 17 stations in the route. This corridor will connect Vastral Gaam to Thaltej Gaam and will be passing through Nirant Cross Road, Vastral, Rabari Colony, Amraiwadi, Apparel Park, Kankaria East, Kalupur Railway Station, Ghee Kanta, Shahpur, Old High Court, Stadium, Commerce Six Road, Gujarat University, Gurukul Road, Doordarshan Kendra, Thaltej stations. In East-West corridor, approximately 6 km is underground section with 4 underground stations and rest is elevated section with 13 elevated stations. Old High Court station will be an interchange station for both the corridors.


Thaltej Gam

Thaltej

Doordarshan Kendra

Gurukul Road

Gujarat University

Commerce Six Roads

Stadium

Old High Court (Interchange)<!--more-->

Shahpur

Gheekanta

Kalupur railway station

Kankaria East

Apparel Park (depot)

Amraiwadi

Rabari Colony

Vastral

Nirant Cross Roads

Vastral Gam



North-South Line:-

North-South Corridor with a length of 18.522 km will connect Motera Stadium to APMC, Vasna and will be passing through Sabarmati, AEC, Sabarmati Railway station, Ranip, Vadaj, Vijaynagar, Usmanpura, Old Highcourt, Gandhigram, Paldi, Shreyas, Rajivnagar and Jivraj stations. North-South Corridor will be completely elevated with 15 stations.


Motera stadium

Sabarmati

AEC

Sabarmati railway station

Ranip

Vadaj

Vijay Nagar

Usmanpura

Old High Court (Interchange)

Gandhigram

Paldi

Shreyas

Rajiv Nagar

Jivraj Park

APMC

Gyaspur (depot)


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The recently renamed Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) on Thursday (10 January) has terminated IL&FS Engineering & Construction firm’s Rs 374.64-crore contract due to project delays, the Metro Rail News reports. The new contract to build four metro stations and a 4.6-km-long viaduct has now been awarded to J Kumar Infrastructure.

The parent company of IL&FS firm was facing financial constraints due to which they had halted work in September 2018. The GMRC said they had sent many notices to the firm to complete the work by March 2018, according to the schedule. “We have terminated the contract of IL&FS Engineering & Construction”.

The statement adds, “They were to build four stations and a 4.6-km viaduct for the Ahmedabad Metro at a cost of Rs 374.64 crore”. Various notices dating back to October 2017 had been served as they had not met the deadline, the statement said, while adding that the contractor stopped working unilaterally by September-end (2018).

“A final show-cause notice was given in November 2018 and today (Thursday) we decided to terminate the contract,” the statement said. Further, the company, under the terms and conditions of the contract, had not performed satisfactorily.

The contract was terminated since the company was not in a position to continue the work, the statement said, before adding that the rest of the work has been handed to J Kumar infrastructure, which has already begun to encash the bank guarantee of the previous firm.

Metro Rail Phase-I is about 39 km out of which approximately 6 KM is underground and rest is elevated section. The project will connect 4 corners of the Ahmedabad city with 2 corridors and 32 stations.


EAST-WEST Line:-

The length of East-West Corridor is about 21.16 km with 17 stations in the route. This corridor will connect Vastral Gaam to Thaltej Gaam and will be passing through Nirant Cross Road, Vastral, Rabari Colony, Amraiwadi, Apparel Park, Kankaria East, Kalupur Railway Station, Ghee Kanta, Shahpur, Old High Court, Stadium, Commerce Six Road, Gujarat University, Gurukul Road, Doordarshan Kendra, Thaltej stations. In East-West corridor, approximately 6 km is underground section with 4 underground stations and rest is elevated section with 13 elevated stations. Old High Court station will be an interchange station for both the corridors.


Thaltej Gam

Thaltej

Doordarshan Kendra

Gurukul Road

Gujarat University

Commerce Six Roads

Stadium

Old High Court (Interchange)... more

Ahmedabad Metro is rapid transit system  under development among Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad in the province of Gujarat, India. Possessed by Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA), the undertaking was endorsed in October 2014. 


The venture is being produced by the MEGA, a unique reason vehicle (SPV - special purpose vehicle) together claimed by the Government of India (GoI) and the Government of Gujarat. 


The last definite venture report (DPR) for the Ahmedabad Metro was set up by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and endorsed in March 2015. Development started with the noteworthy function held in March 2015 and is required to be finished by 2020. 


The task means to meet the transport needs of the city's developing populace, which is relied upon to achieve 8.64 million by 2020.


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After Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru, Gujarat's Ahmedabad is all set to get its own metro transport network. The first trial of Ahmedabad Metro will take place in January 2019 and it will be linked to the railway station and the bullet train project. Called MEGA (Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad) the construction work for the phase-I route is in full progress and operations are slated to begin by end of 2018. Not only that, Ahmedabad Metro plans to take a leaf out of Delhi Metro's book, and adopt the technology of 'driverless' trains! We take a look at some salient facts about this upcoming metro project.



The Phase-I of Ahmedabad Metro was sanctioned by the Central government in 2014 and spans a length of over 39 kilometres. Of the 39.2 kilometres stretch, 6.335 km will be underground, while the rest will be elevated. (Image of under construction Ahmedabad Metro)


The Ahmedabad Metro aims to connect the four corners of the city with two corridors - North-South and East West. In all there will be 32 stations. 


The 18.5 km long North-South Corridor will have 15 stations; APMC, Jivraj Park, Rajiv Nagar, Shreyas, Paldi, Gandhigram, Old High Court interchange, Usmanpura, Vijay Nagar, Vadaj, Ranip, Sabarmari Railway station, AEC, Sabarmati and Motera Stadium. This corridor will be completely elevated.


The 20.7 km East-West Corridor will have 17 stations; Vastral Gaam, Nirant Cross Road, Vastral, Rabari Colony, Amraiwadi, Apparel Park, Kankaria East, Kalupur Railway Station, Ghee Kanta, Shahpur, Old High Court interchange, Stadium, Commerce Six Road, Gujarat University, Gurukul Road, Doordarshan Kendra, Thaltej, Thaltej Gaam. Four stations out of 17 will be underground. 


The project is being made by part funding from the Central government, state government and a soft loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Incidentally, Ahmedabad Metro is said to be a pet project of Narendra Modi and was conceptualised when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister.


The 6.5 km stretch from Vastral to Apparel Park is being treated as a priority corridorand is likely to become operational first


As for the technology of using driverless trains, an official of MEGA told Financial Express news Online that initially attendants would be employed to make sure that no untoward incident takes place. While most of the operation will be automated, this attendant would intervene manually as and when required










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