Patna Metro Begins Survey For Alternate Routes

by V Bhagya Subhashini - Aug 12, 2022 02:37 PM +05:30 IST
Patna Metro Begins Survey For Alternate Routes
The India-built trainsets for Kanpur Metro.

The Patna traffic police conducted a study of the alternate routes along corridor II, which will be available for traffic flow during the civil works, while the preliminary work on the Patna Metro Rail project proceeds.

Vehicle traffic will be detoured at Gandhi Maidan, Frazer Road, and Ashok Rajpath, according to traffic police officials, reports Times of India.

The alternative routes have been enhanced and will be maintained and kept open until this large-scale project is finished, making commuters more comfortable.

The Frazer Road's western side will be blocked off, but its eastern side won't change.

In order to enlarge the second flank, which will be used for two-way traffic, Kumar, the SP traffic police stated one side would be closed near PMCH to Patna University.

Before it is put into effect, a trial run will be undertaken. In his opinion, the detour is essential to prevent a traffic jam for residents because of construction activities.

Patna Metro

Patna Metro plans to have 24 stops on two lines. PM Modi placed the project's foundation stone on 17 February 2019, after the Central Government gave its clearance on February 6, 2019.

NCC Ltd. began ground work for Patna Metro's Phase 1 in November 2020 and piling for construction in December 2020.

Patna Metro Phase 1 Route

Line-1 (East–West Line): Danapur Cantonment–Khemni Chak

  • Length: 16.86 km

  • Type: Elevated & Underground

  • Elevated: 9.36 km with 8 stations

  • Underground: 7.5 km with 6 stations

  • Number of Stations: 14

  • Station Names: Danapur Cantonment, Saguna More, RPS More, Patliputra (formerly IAS Colony), Rukanpura, Raja Bazar, Patna Zoo (formerly JD Women’s College), Vikas Bhawan (formerly Raj Bhavan), Vidyut Bhawan, Patna Junction (interchange), Mithapur, Ramkrishna Nagar & Jaganpur and Khemni Chak (interchange)

Line-2 (North–South Line): Patna Junction Railway Station–New ISBT

  • Length: 14.05 km

  • Type: Elevated & Underground

  • Elevated: 6 km with 5 stations

  • Underground: 8 km with 7 stations

  • Number of Stations: 12

  • Station Names: Patna Junction (interchange), Akashvani (formerly Dak Bungalow), Gandhi Maidan, PMCH, Patna University, Moin Ul Haq Stadium, Rajendra Nagar, Malahi Pakri, Khemni Chak (interchange), Bhoothnath, Zero Mile and New ISBT

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