Gorakhpur Metro – Information, Route Maps, Fares, Tenders & Updates

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Gorakhpur Light Metro (Metrolite) with 2 lines & 27 stations is a light rail transit (LRT) system approved to be built in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh by the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

In 2017, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRCL) was assigned as the ‘coordinator’ by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to bring all stakeholders together and get Gorakhpur Metro’s Phase 1 project started. Later in the year, RITES was assigned to prepare its feasibility report and Detailed Project Report (DPR), which was submitted to UPMRCL in March 2019.

The project’s DPR was approved by the state government’s cabinet on October 9, 2020 and by the Union Government’s Public Investment Board (PIB) in November 2021.

Key Figures

Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 0 km | Approved: 0 km | Proposed: 27.41 km

Estimated Project Cost: Rs 4,672 crore

Gorakhpur Metro Routes (Proposed)

Note: Official line colors have not been finalized.

Line-1 – Shyam Nagar – Sooba Bazar (16.95 km)
• Type: Elevated
• Depot: Sooba Bazar
• Stations (16): Shyam Nagar, Bargadwa, Shastri Nagar, Nathmalpur, Gorakhnath Mandir, Hazaripur, Dharmshala, Gorakhpur Railway Station, University, Mohaddipur, Ramgarh Lake, AIIMS, Malviya Nagar, MMM Engineering College, Divya Nagar, Sooba Bazar

Line-2 – Gulriha – Kachehri Chauraha (10.46 km)
• Type: Elevated
• Depot: Mugalaha
• Stations (11): Gulariha, BRD Medical College, Mugalaha, Khanjanchi Bazar, Basharatpur, Ashok Nagar, Vishnu Nagar, Asuran Chowk, Dharamshala, Gol Ghar, Kachehri Chauraha

Gorakhpur Metro Master Plan

Map below shows the rough/tentative alignment of both lines

An official PDF route map of Gorakhpur Metro network’s master plan will be added here when available.

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Gorakhpur Metro Fares (Ticket Prices)

Gorakhpur Metro’s prices, fare structure and rules have not been finalized or announced yet. That will be done closer to the start of commercial operations.

Gorakhpur Metro Tenders

Latest Gorakhpur Metro notices inviting tenders can be viewed on UPMRCL’s website. No tenders for its pre-construction work have been invited yet. News on these notices, their bidders, awarded tenders and contracts will be covered in further detail on the news & construction page.

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