Bhubaneswar Metro – Information, Route Map, Fares, Tenders & Updates

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Bhubaneswar Metro with 1 line and 20 elevated stations is an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) approved for construction in Bhubaneswar, Odisha’s largest city, by Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) as the turn-key consultant.

26.024 km long Bhubaneswar Metro’s Phase 1 project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by DMRC and approved by Odisha’s state government on November 14, 2023 with an estimated to cost Rs. 5926.38 crore.

Bhubaneswar Metro’s route will connect Trisulia Square with Bhubaneswar’s Biju Patnaik Airport via 20 elevated stations. The project’s foundation stone was unveiled on January 1, 2024 with a 4 year deadline.

System Specifications

  • 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)

Key Figures

Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 0 km | Approved: 26 km

  • Estimated Cost: Rs. 5926.38 cr
  • Estimated Ridership: N/A

Bhubaneswar Metro Phase 1 Route Information

Line-1: Trisulia Square – Biju Patnaik Airport

  • Length: 26.024 km
  • Type: Elevated
  • Depot: Phulapokhari Depot
  • Number of Stations: 20 (19 + 1 future)
  • Station Names: Biju Patnaik Airport, Capital Hospital, Bapuji Nagar, Bhubaneswar Railway Station, Ram Mandir Square, Vani Vihar, Acharya Vihar Square, Jaydev Vihar Square, Xavier Square, Rail Sadan, District Centre, Damana Square, Patia Square, KIIT Square, Nandan Vihar, Raghunathpur, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Phulapokhari and Trisulia Square

Bhubaneswar Metro Phase 1 Route Map

An official PDF route map of Bhubaneswar Metro Phase 1 will be added here when available. Official line color has not yet been announced.

Alignment of the metro line in the map below is indicative and based off of official presentations. The exact location of stations has been marked for those stations whose construction notice has been published. I’ll update this map over time as more notices are published.

Bhubaneswar Metro Fares (Ticket Prices)

Bhubaneswar Metro’s fare structure, ticket types & rules haven’t been announced yet. That will be finalized closer to the start of commercial operations.

Bhubaneswar Metro Tenders

Latest Bhubaneswar Metro tenders can be viewed on the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s website. News on these notices, their bidders, awarded tenders and contracts are covered in further detail on the news & construction page.

Bhubaneswar Metro Major Contractors

ContractContractor / Status
General Consultant (GC)Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
Package BCDD-02: Detail Design Consultant (DDC) for Architectural and Building Services including E&M, Traction works and Civil works for Depot and
OCC building including proof checking of substructure for viaduct, special span
including its superstructure and stations
Bidding Underway
Package BBC-01: Precast boundary wall’s construction around Phulapokhari DepotLisha Engineers is lowest bidder
Package BBC-02: Phulapokhari Depot & Workshop’s civil construction workBids Invited in January 2024
Package BBC-03: Elevated Viaduct and Six Elevated Stations from Capital Hospital to Acharya Vihar SquareBids Invited in March 2024
Package BBC-04: Elevated Viaduct and Seven Elevated Stations from Acharya Vihar Square to KIIT SquareBids Invited in March 2024
Package BBC-05: Elevated Viaduct and Six Elevated Stations from KIIT Square to Trisulia SquareBids Invited in March 2024

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Page last updated: April 3, 2024. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here.