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Metro to run soon in between Huda city centre and Cyber city Gurugram

Gurugram: The Union Minister on Wednesday approved a metro line that will connect Huda City Centre to Cyber City Gurugram and aims for the strong connectivity of public transport in Delhi. Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Limited (HMRTC) will lead the project. The total expected cost is Rs 5,452 crore. Following the issuance of the […]

Edited By : Yashashvi Tak | Updated: Jun 8, 2023 11:37 IST
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Gurugram: The Union Minister on Wednesday approved a metro line that will connect Huda City Centre to Cyber City Gurugram and aims for the strong connectivity of public transport in Delhi. Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Limited (HMRTC) will lead the project. The total expected cost is Rs 5,452 crore.

Following the issuance of the approval order, the project will be established as a 50:50 special purpose vehicle of the Centre and the Haryana government.

The new line will be 28.50 kilometres long, with 27 stations along the way. The line’s metro trains would have a design speed of 80 km/h and an average speed of 34 kmph. In four years, the entire project will be elevated and completed.

The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry stated that the new metro line will connect New Gurugram with the older portions of the city, as well as bring general economic development to the area and that it will connect to the IGI Airport in the following phase.

The Union minister said, “The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today approved metro connectivity from HUDA City Centre to Cyber City with a spur line (branch line) to Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram, covering a distance of 28.50 km and having 27 stations on the route.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Today’s Cabinet decision will help revolutionise transportation in Gurugram. It will improve connectivity with the Delhi airport as well.”

According to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, the metro link will feature a standard gauge line of 1,435 mm (5ft and 8.5 inches). It will be connected to the depot via a spur line from Basai village. A statement made by the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, the loan for the project is secured through the European Investment Board and the World Bank.

The metro will run from the existing HUDA City Centre on the Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line to Sector 45, Cyber Park, Sector 47, Subhash Chowk, Sector 48, Sector 72A, Hero Honda Chowk, Udyog Vihar Phase 6, Sector 10, Sector 37, Basai Village, Sector 9, Sector 7, Sector 4, Sector 5, Ashok Vihar, Sector 3, Bajghera Road, Palam Vihar Extension, Palam Vihar, Sector 23A, Sector 22, Udyog Vihar Phase 4, Udyog Vihar Phase 5 and Cyber City.

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First published on: Jun 08, 2023 11:37 AM IST

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