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Chandigarh Metro project - Phase 1 to link Tri city

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Chandigarh Metro Project New Metro plan: 77-km under Phase 1; to link all three cities Tri city

With the recent approval of a revitalised Chandigarh Metro project, the Tricity region of Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkala is set to undergo a major transformation.

Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES) has announced new metro network alignments, which have received universal approval from all stakeholders.

The Chandigarh Metro project, which promises to be a game changer for the region, seeks to solve growing traffic congestion by implementing a two-coach metro system intended largely for elevated operations. This project aims to give residents and commuters a more efficient and dependable form of mobility.

Chandigarh Metro Project :

Originally planned as a 66-kilometer stretch, the updated design expands significantly, bringing Phase 1 coverage to a total of 77 km. Chandigarh will have 35 km, Mohali/New Chandigarh will have 31 kilometres and Panchkala will have 11 kilometres.

The proposed metro corridor, which spans around 39 kilometres, would carefully skirt heritage sectors in Chandigarh from Sector 1 to Sector 30. According to Times Property, the completed metro network will connect significant neighbour hoods in Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, New Chandigarh, Zirakpur and Pinjore in two phases, with approximately 30 stations dispersed across the network.

As per the new plan approved on Tuesday, of the 77 km stretch under Phase 1, Chandigarh will see 35 kilometres of Metro network, Panchkula will have 11 km, and Mohali/New Chandigarh will have 31 kms. The first phase of the network will be developed from 2027 to 2037.

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