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Metro Rail Projects In IndiaA Study In Project Planning$
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M. Ramachandran

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780198073987

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.001.0001

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Jaipur Metro

Jaipur Metro

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Metro Rail Projects In India

M. Ramachandran

Oxford University Press

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

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