Patna Metro is the proposed Mass Rapid Transit system for the City of Patna in Bihar. On Sep 14 2011, The Planning Commission of India gave approval for the Patna Metro.
The Metro rail will be introduced on two routes under the public-private partnership mode. The metro rail in Patna is the second metro rail transport system in the total East India after the Kolkata Metro in the city of Kolkata.The Metro rail is expected to run on three routes in 2016. For First Phase:- Route 1A, 1B, 2 i.e. Danapur to Mithapur Bypass Chowk, Digha-High Court Link and Patna Railway Station to Proposed ISBT.
In the second phase, Metro Rail services would be provided between Bypass Chowk Mithapur to Deedarganj via Transport Nagar along NH 30 Bypass (13 km) Elevated along Bypass Road and in the third phase between Bypass Chowk Mithapur to Phulwari Shariff AIIMS via Anisabad along NH 30 Bypass (11 km) Elevated along Bypass Road.