JAIPUR METRO

Jaipur Metro

The Jaipur Metro is a rapid transit system under construction in the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Construction of the first part of the first line, comprising 9.2 km from Mansarovar to Chandpole Bazaar, started on November 13, 2010. The Jaipur Metro Rail system is expected to be India’s fourth Metro Rail system after those in Kolkata, Delhi and Bangalore.

On 4 July 2013 Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot after review meeting directed officials not to settle for any compromises on the quality of work and safety of people.With this, the metro project in the pink city will not start running until early 2014. Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation announced to start a “trial run” of Metro train on September 18, 2013. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will flag off the train from Mansarovar Metro station. The train will pass through Metro stations of New Atish Market and Vivek Vihar, and would come to a halt at the outer area of Shyam Nagar.

JMRC is an enormous PSU under GOVT of Rajasthan. It has been recorded fastest to conduct of trial run in India, so far. It was a historic moment for Jaipur on 18 September 2013. The city got its Metro and that too in a record time – two years and nine months. Chief minister Ashok Gehlot flagged off the trial run of Jaipur Metro on approximately 4 km track that is completed. For the trial run, the Metro train started from Mansarovar station, passed through New Aatish Market, Vivek Vihar and Shyam Nagar (outer) and returned to Mansarovar

The Jaipur Metro will be built in 2 phases. Phase consists of the Green Line and Phase II consists of the Orange Line. Currently, the Green Line is under construction. The implementation of Stage 1 of the project (Mansarover to Chandpole having the length of about 9.25 km) including the civil works, permanent way, depot and traction and power supply, etc. is being managed by DMRC. The AFC, telecom and Chaupar to Chandpole).