Agra Metro – Information, Route Map, Fares, Tenders & Updates
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Agra Metro is a 29.40 km urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) with 2 lines and 28 stations under construction in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Agra Metro Phase 1 project’s DPR (Detailed Project Report) was prepared by RITES and submitted to the UP state government for approval on June 30, 2016. In 2017, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRCL) was assigned as the ‘coordinator’ to bring all stakeholders together and get the project started.
The project received the Central Government’s Cabinet approval in February 2019, and was cleared for construction by the Supreme Court in July 2020 with a list of 11 conditions that UPMRCL must adhere to.
Construction work on Phase 1’s first 4 km section (Taj East Gate – Taj Mahal Ramp) started on December 7, 2020 with the Prime Minister inaugurating works remotely. Its Priority Corridor comprises of a 7 km section with 6 stations (3 underground and 3 elevated) between Jama Masjid and Taj East Gate.
Agra Metro’s Priority Corridor is expected to be completed and opened in June 2024, past its March 2024 deadline. Phase 1 is expected to be completed in 2026.
The project will be financed partly from the Government of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh on equal equity basis and a 450 million Euro (approx. Rs. 4860 crore) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved in December 2021.
Agra Metro Phase 1’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) prepared in December 2017 and Supplementary DPR prepared in January 2019 can both be viewed & downloaded here.
- Top Speed: 80 kmph
- Average Speed: 34 kmph
- Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
- Electrification: 750V DC Third Rail
- Signalling: Communications-based train control (CBTC)
Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 11.9 km | Approved: 17.5 km
- Estimated Cost: 8,379.62 cr (Line-1)
- Estimated Ridership: 7.36 lakh/day (2031)
- Estimated Coaches: 87
Agra Metro Phase 1 Route Information
Line-1: Sikandra – Taj East Gate
- Length: 14.25 km
- Type: Elevated (6.569 km) and underground (7.681 km)
- Depot: PAC Depot (16.3 hectares)
- Number of Stations: 14
- Station Names: Sikandra, Guru Ka Taal, ISBT, Shastri Nagar (future), RBS College, Raja Ki Mandi, St. John’s (Agra University), Medical College, Jama Masjid, Agra Fort, Taj Mahal (Purani Mandi), Fatehabad Road, Basai & Taj East Gate
Line-2: Agra Cantt. – Kalindi Vihar
- Length: 15.40 km
- Type: Elevated
- Depot: Kalindi Vihar Depot (11.9 hectares)
- Number of Stations: 15
- Station Names: Agra Cantt., Sultanpura, Sadar Bazaar, Pratap Pura (future), Collectorate, Subhash Park, St. John’s (Agra University), Hariparvat Chauraha, Sanjay Place, MG Road, Sultanganj Crossing, Kamla Nagar, Rambagh, Foundary Nagar, Mandi Samiti (Agra Mandi) & Kalindi Vihar
Agra Metro Phase 1 Route Map
Official line colors have not been announced. Location of stations and alignments in map below are tentative. The embedded map below can be zoomed into!
An official PDF route map of Agra Metro Phase 1 will be added here when available.
Project Overview Video
Agra Metro Fares (Ticket Prices)
Agra Metro’s fare structure, prices and rules have not been announced yet. That will be finalized closer to the start of commercial operations. UPMRCL plans to use the latest technologies for its automatic fare collection (AFC) system to allow QR codes and Near Field Communication (NFC) phones to utilize the system.
Agra Metro Tenders
Agra Metro Major Contractors
|GC: General Consultant for Agra Metro||TYPSA-Italferr JV|
|DDC: Detailed Design Consultant for Agra Metro Line-1||Tata Consulting Engineers (TCE) – 3TI Progetti Italia-Ingegneria Integrata SPA – Leap Infrasys JV|
|DDC: Detailed Design Consultant for Agra Metro Line-2||SYSTRA – SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India) Pvt. Ltd. JV|
|Civil Package AGCC-01: Taj East Gate – Taj Mahal Ramp (3 kms, 3 stations)||Sam (India) Builtwell Pvt. Ltd.|
|Civil Package AGCC-02: Khandari Ramp – Taj Mahal Ramp (7.9 km, 7 stations)||Afcons – SAM India JV|
|Civil Package AGCC-03: PAC Grounds Depot (Line-1)||Lisha Engineers|
|Civil Package AGCC-04: Residential and Non-Residential Buildings at PAC Campus||Vishnu Saran and Company|
|Civil Package AGCC-05: Sikandra – Khandari Ramp (3.725 km, 3 stations)||Bids Invited in November 2023|
|Civil Package AGCC-06: Agra Cantt – Sanjay Place (6.8 km, 7 stations)||Tender Cancelled (Bids were invited in February 2023)|
|AGE-1 & 2: 750 V DC 3rd Rail Traction System, 33kV Cable Network, ASS, TSS and SCADA System||Larsen & Toubro|
|KNPAGRS-01: Supply of 201 standard gauge cars (rolling stock) including Train Control & Signalling System for Agra & Kanpur metro projects||Bombardier Transportation|
|KNPAGT-1: 17,700 MT Head Hardened Rails||East Metals AG|
|KNPAGT-2: Standard gauge UIC 60 turnouts, scissor crossovers and check rails||Voestalpine VAE VKN India Pvt. Ltd.|
|KNPAGT-3: Supply of ballastless track for Kanpur & Agra metros and fastening systems (viaduct, underground & depots)||Larsen & Toubro|
|KNPAGT-4: Supply of 1620 MT Rails (UIC 60 / 60E1 IRS-T-2009, 880 grade, class A) for Kanpur & Agra Metro||Tender Cancelled (SAIL was only technically qualified bidder)|
|KNAG-01: CNC Under Floor Pit Wheel Lathe Machine||HYT Engineering Company Pvt. Ltd.|
|KNAG-02: Battery Operated Road Cum Rail Vehicle (Electric Bogie Tractor)||ZAGRO Bahn-und Baumaschinen GmbH|
|KNAG-03: Synchronized Pit Jacks & Mobile Jacks||Pfaff Verkehrstechnik GmbH|
|KNAG-04: Bogie Turn Table||Lai Yew Seng (India) Pvt. Ltd.|
|KNAG-05: Re-railing Rescue Equipment||Tender Cancelled|
|KNAG-06(R1): Rescue Vehicle||Phooltas Transrail|
|KNAG-07: Automatic Train Washing Plant||Cyclosystem India Pvt. Ltd.|
|KNPAGE-03: Elevators / Lifts for Agra Metro Line-1 and Kanpur Metro’s both lines||Johnson Lifts. Pvt. Ltd.|
|KNPAGS-1: Telecommunications (Telecom)||HFCL Ltd.|
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