What is Metro Rail?
Metro Rail is a Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS). It is a convenient, fast, efficient, reliable, modern, user friendly, comfortable and affordable mode of urban transport. It is safe and eco-friendly. It is electric and requires only 1/5th energy per passenger km compared to road based transport systems.
Why Metro Rail in Madhya Pradesh?
Major cities of state have been growing rapidly and the traffic volumes on the roads have also been increased enormously. Hence the need for a new rail based rapid transport system has been felt and towards this objective the Government of Madhya Pradesh has decided to implement the Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Projects. In the first phase this project aims at providing the people of Bhopal & Indore with a fast, reliable, convenient, efficient, modern and economical mode of public transport, which will be properly integrated with other forms of public and private transport including buses & other modes of transport.
Who will use Metro Rail?
Everyone in both the cities (Bhopal & Indore) can use Metro Rail. It will be accessible to all including physically challenged. People, who want to have a pleasant & most economical commuting experience, would welcome the fast and comfortable metro rail.
Is Metro Rail safe?
Yes of course it is safe. We are committed to provide safer journey to Metro passengers.
How long will it take to build the Metro Rail Infrastructure?
The project will commence soon in 2016-17, in Bhopal & Indore. In both the cities projects will be implemented in phase wise manner. In first phase of 2 corridors (Corridor No. 2 & 5) are planned for Bhopal & 1 corridor (Corridor No. 3) is planned for Indore. Kindly refer Preliminary Project Report under Bhopal & Indore Projects for further details.