The Jaipur Metro is put up in two phases. Phase I includes the Green Line and Phase II includes the Orange Line. At present, Phase I is operational, while Phase II is under construction. The implementation of the project is being managed by the Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation Limited.
The Green line is the first route of the Jaipur Metro Rail. It connects Mansarovar to Badi Chaupar. The total length of the route is 12.067 km and has 11 metro stations (8 elevated and 3 underground). However, the line is only operational from Mansarovar to Chand Pole.
In Phase IA, the metro was constructed from Mansarovar to Chand Pole. The total length of this segment is 9.718 km and it has nine metro stations. In Phase IB, the metro will be constructed from Chand Pole to Badi Chaupar. The total length of this segment is 2.349 km and it will have two metro stations.
Route of Jaipur Metro Green Line
Mansarovar - New Aatish Market - Vivek Vihar - Shyam Nagar - Ram Nagar - Civil Lines - Railway Station - Sindhi Camp - Chand Pole - Choti Chaupar - Badi Chaupar
The Orange Line is the second proposed route of the Jaipur Metro Rail. It will connect Sitapura Industrial Area to Ambabari. The total length of the route is around 23 km and it will have 20 metro stations (15 elevated and 5 underground).
Sitapura Industrial Area - Pratap Nagar - Haldi Ghati Gate - Sanganer - Laxmi Nagar - Durgapura - Mahaveer Nagar - Gopalpura - Dev Nagar - Tonk Phatak - Gandhi Nagar Mode - Sawai Mansingh Stadium - Narayan Singh Circle - SMS Hospital - Ajmeri Gate - Government Hostel - Sindhi Camp - Subhash Nagar - Pani Pech - Ambabari
Jaipur Metro Coaches
Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), an Indian company, was given a Rs. 3.18-billion contract to provide 10 four-coach trains for Phase 1A of the Jaipur Metro Rail. Jaipur Metro later on plans on adding more coaches as the traffic will increase. BEML also expects a follow-on order that is worth Rs.600 million.
Timings and Fares
The operations for the metro begin at 6.45 a.m. and the last train departs at 9 p.m. The metro will take 131 trips every day. The frequency of the train is 10 minutes in peak hours and 15 minutes in off-peak hours. The fare for this approximately 9-km stretch is in four slabs - Rs. 5, Rs. 10, Rs. 15 and Rs. 20; however, it will vary from peak hour to non-peak hour in accordance with the number of stations travelled.
Last Updated on : November 27, 2015