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Government Of Assam Guwahati Development Department

Guwahati Metro Rail

Rail Based Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)

RITES prepared Feasibility report of total corridor length of 200 km and DPR (Phase-I) for total length of 61.4 Km in January, 2016. The Phase-I have 4 corridors:

  • Corridor-1: Dharapur– Narangi (Elevated)
  • Corridor-2: M. G. Road to Khanapara (Underground)
  • Corridor-3:Jalukbari to Khanapara (Elevated)
  • Corridor-4: ISBT to Paltanbazar (Elevated)

Subsequently, in the Cabinet meeting held on 18 January 2017, the decision was taken for incorporation of changes and recast of DPR (Phase-I) for Rail-based MRTS. The changes are:

  • Extension of Corridor-I from Dharapur- Narangi to Guwahati Airport
  • Metro connection for North Guwahati and AIIMS to be taken up in the first phase itself
  • All major points such as Airport, Guwahati Railway Station, Kamakhya Railway Station,Kamakhya Temple, Gauhati University, Pandu Ghat etc. to be taken up for Metro connection in the first phase.
  • The DPR work for the extension corridor will be started soon.

The project will be implemented through Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) namely Guwahati Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRC).