Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 – Information, Route Maps, Tenders & Updates

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Phase 1 Information

39.26 km Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 project with 2 lines and 32 stations was approved by India’s central government for construction on October 18, 2014 with an estimated cost of Rs. 10,773 crore.

Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1’s DPR (Detailed Project Report) was prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in February 2014 and can be viewed here.

Construction work on Phase 1 commenced in 2015 starting with a 6 km stretch of Line-1 between Apparel Park and Vastral Gam. This section was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 4, 2019 and opened to the public for commercial operations on March 6, 2019.

MEGA completed inviting construction bids for all other sections of Phase 1 in July 2016 and awarded the final civil contract in February 2017. 

Tunneling work on Line-1’s 6.83 km underground section was completed by Afcons Infrastructure (Package UG-1) in February 2019 and by Larsen & Toubro (Package UG-2) in August 2020 using a total of 4 tunnel boring machines.

The rest of Phase 1 barring the 1.4 km Thaltej – Thaltej Gam section was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 30, 2022.

Key Figures

Operational: 37.86 (Phase 1) | Under Construction: 1.4 km

Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 Routes

Line-1 (East-West /  Blue Line): Vastral Gam – Thaltej Gam

  • Length: 20.737 km
  • Type: Elevated & Underground (6.83 km between Apparel Park and Sabarmati River)
  • Depot: Apparel Park
  • Number of Stations: 18
  • Stations Names: Thaltej Gam, Thaltej, Doordarshan Kendra, Gurukul Road, Gujarat University, Commerce Six Roads, Stadium, Old High Court Interchange, Shahpur, Gheekanta, Kalupur Railway Station, Kankaria East, Apparel Park (Depot), Amraiwadi, Rabari Colony, Vastral, Nirant Cross Roads, Vastral Gam
  • Status: Operational (1.4 km Thaltej Gam – Thaltej is under construction)

Line-2 (North-South / Red Line): Motera – APMC

  • Length: 18.522 km
  • Type: Elevated
  • Depot: Gyaspur
  • Number of Stations: 15
  • Station Names: Motera stadium, Sabarmati, AEC, Sabarmati Railway Station, Ranip, Vadaj, Vijay Nagar, Usmanpura, Old High Court Interchange, Gandhigram, Paldi, Shreyas, Rajiv Nagar, Jivraj Park, APMC
  • Status: Under Construction

Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 Route Map (Operational & Under Construction)

The embedded maps below shows the exact location of all stations and can be zoomed into! Note: 1.4 km Thaltej Gam – Thaltej is under construction.

An official PDF route map of Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 will be added here when available.

Future Network: Phase 1 & 2 – By Phase

Key: Phase 1 (Operational & Under Construction)| Phase 2 (Approved)

Ahmedabad Metro Tenders

Latest GMRC Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 tenders can be viewed on the GMRC’s website. News on these notices, their bidders, awarded tenders and contracts are covered in further detail on the news & construction page.

Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 Contractors

Contract Contractor
General Consultant (GC) Service SYSTRA – RITES – Oriental – AECOM JV
Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) Service for East-West Line-1 TCPL – Aarvee JV
Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) Service for North-South Line-2 STUP Consultants
Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) Service for Apparel Park Depot RITES
Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) Service for Gyaspur Depot RITES
Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) Service Certifer SA
96 Coach Rolling Stock Hyundai Rotem
Signaling and Train Control Systems Nippon Signal
Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) Nippon Signal
Telecommunication System Larsen & Toubro
Platform Screen Doors Shenzhen Fangda Automatic System Co. Ltd.
Elevators (Lifts) – Lot 1 Johnson Lifts Pvt. Ltd. – SJEC Corporation JV
Escalators – Lot 2 Certifer SA (France)
Ballastless Track-work Larsen & Toubro
Head Hardened Rails Mitsui Ltd.
UIC60/60E1 Turnouts Consortium of Vossloh Cogifer SA, Vossloh Cogifer Turnouts India Pvt. Ltd. and Vossloh Beekay Casting Ltd
3500 MT UIC60/60E1, IRS- T12- 2009, 880 Grade Rails Steel Authority of India Ltd.
10600 MT UIC 60/60E1, IRS-T12-2009, 1080 Grade Head Hardened Rails Mitsui & Co.
3500 MT UIC60/60E1, IRS- T12- 2009, 880 Grade Rails Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL)
Power Supply Receiving & Distribution System, 750 V DC Third Rail Traction Electrification and SCADA System Siemens Ltd. (India) – Siemens AG (Germany) JV
Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS) Sterling & Wilson – Zhejiang Jindun Fans JV
CNC Under-floor Wheel Lathe and Electric Shunter HYT Engineering Company
Apparel Park Depot’s Construction URC Construction
Gypaspur Depot’s Construction Gannon Dunkerly – PSPO JV
Vastral Gam – Apparel Park
(Viaduct – 6 km)
J Kumar Infraprojects
Vastral Gam – Apparel Park
(6 Stations)
Gyaspur Depot – Shreyas
(Viaduct & 4 Stations – 4.62 km)
IL&FS Engineering
Motera – Ranip
(Viaduct – 4.85 km)
Ranjit Buildcon
Motera – Ranip
(5 Stations)
Pratibha – Ranjit JV
Shreyas to Ranip
(Viaduct & 6 stations – 8.94 km)
Simplex Infrastructure
East Ramp to Kalupur
(Tunnels & 2 stations – 2.45 km
Afcons Infrastructure
Kalupur to West Ramp
(Tunnels & 2 stations – 4.38 km)
Larsen & Toubro
Thaltej Gam to West Ramp
(Viaduct, Sabarmati Bridge  &
7 stations – 8.21 km)

Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 History (Key Dates)

• 6 March 2019: Vastral – Apparel Park (Blue Line) – 6 km
• 30 September 2022: Apparel Park – Thaltej (Blue Line) – 13.34 km
• 30 September 2022: APMC – Motera (Red Line) – 18.52 km

…more to be added in 2023! Click on ‘News & Construction Updates’ below for project news, progress and updates.

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Page last updated: March 23, 2024. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here.