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

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Bhubaneswar Metro with 1 line and 20 stations is an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) approved for construction in Bhubaneswar, Odisha’s largest city, by Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Corporation 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. Phase 1 will connect Trisulia Square with Bhubaneswar’s Biju Patnaik Airport via 20 elevated stations.

Bhubaneswar Metro’s foundation stone is planned to be laid in January 2024. The project has 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
  • Number of Stations: 20 (19 + 1 future)
  • Station Names: Biju Patnaik Airport, Capital Hospital, Sishu Bhawan, 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.

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

General Consultant (GC)Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)

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Page last updated: November 16, 2023. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here.