Varanasi Metro – Information, Map & Updates

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The Varanasi Metro system is an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) that is approved to be built in the city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. The Detailed Project Report was prepared by RITES and approved by the state cabinet on April 18. Following that the Central Government approved the project on May 23, 2016.

Roughly 80% of the project will be built underground. Construction on Line 1 is expected to begin in 2017.

Key Figures

Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 0 km | Approved: 29.235 km

Line 1 – BHEL to BHU: 19.35 km with 17 stations

Line 2 – Benia Bagh to Sarnath: 9.885 km with 9 stations

Future Network: Phase 1

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Line 1 – BHEL, Tarna, Shivpur, Sangam Colony, Gilat Bazar, Bhojubeer, Collectorate, Nadesar, Varanasi Junction, Kashi Vidyapeeth, Rathyatra, Benia Bagh, Kashi Vishvanath, Bangali Tola, Ratnakar Park, Tulsi Manas Mandir and Benaras Hindu University

Line 2 – Benia Bagh, Kotwali, Machoori Park, Kashi Bus Depot, Jalalipura, Punchikrshi, Abapur, Havelia and Sarnath

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