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Jaipur Metro

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780198073987
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080847 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0009
Jaipur Metro

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This chapter discusses the development of the metro rail system in Jaipur. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. The Durgapura to Ambabari corridor was proposed with total length of 17.35 km, of which 5.09 km would be underground and 12.25 km elevated. A total of 18 stations have been proposed for this corridor, five of which will be underground. The peak house peak direction trips/traffic is projected as 11,313 in 2014, to go up to 16,898 in 2021. It has been proposed to initially have four car trains with six-minute headway; the headway could then be reduced to four minutes in 2021. The total cost for this corridor without taxes is estimated as Rs 3,481 crore.

Keywords: metro rail system; mass transit system; Durgapura; Ambabari; Jaipur

Chapter.  2386 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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