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NEW METRO PROJECTS

            

Sanction New  Metro Projects                                                                                                   

·Joka-BBD Bagh via Majerhat (18.73 KM) with extension from Joka to Diamond Park

·Noapara – Barasat via Bimanbandar (18.13 KM)

·Dum Dum – Baranagar (4.47 KM)

·Baranagar - Dakshineswar – Barrackpore (14.5 KM)

·Kavi Subhash – Bimanbandar via Rajarhat (32.00 KM)

                87.83 kms. new Metro projects have been sanctioned, out of which 20.67 kms. are being constructed by Metro Rly. and balance 67.16 kms. by RVNL.

2.54 route Kms. have been completed by Metro Rly. between Dum Dum – Noapara and commissioned on 10.07.13 including Noapara Station.

Summary:

No. of Projects

Length (kms)

Cost

(Rs. cr.)

Expend. upto Mar’15     (Rs.cr.)

Throw- Forward as on 1.4.15 (Rs.cr.)

Budget Outlay 2015-16       (Rs.cr.)

Expend. Upto Jan’16 (Rs.cr.)

5

87.83

12236.21

2109.95

10126.26

580

305.5

Details of projects:

Sl. No.

Project

 Length (Km)

Year of sanction

Cost (Cr.)

Executing Agency

Cumm. Exp. Upto Mar’15(Cr)

Budget Outlay 15-16 (Cr.)

Expend. (Upto Jan’16  (Cr.)

1

Dum Dum –

Noapara-Baranagar

4.47

2010-11

411.06

M. Rly: 2.54 Km

RVNL: 1.93 Km

412.53 (246.00 +166.50)

50.00

34.78

(9.78+

25.00)

2

Noapara – Airport – Barasat

18.13

2010-11

2582.55

M. Rly

350.21 (197.10+

153.11)

140.00

81.96

3

Joka – BBD Bag – Diamond Park

18.73

2010-11 &

2012-13

2913.50

RVNL

471.49

70.00

28.76

4

New Garia – Dum Dum Airport

32.00

2010-11

4259.50

RVNL

783.25

240.00

120.00

5

Baranagar – Barrackpur / Dakshineswar

14.50

2010-11

2069.60

RVNL

92.50

80.00

40.00

Total

2109.95

580.00

305.5

Work is going on in the above Metro Railway projects.

Extension from  Dumdum to Dakshineswar via Noapara and Baranagar will mostly be on elevated structure and the alignment will run along the existing Eastern Railway line. This will be beneficial for the people surrounding Kolkata, Hooghly and North 24-Parganas. It will also connect Eastern Railway at DumDum station.DumDum to Baranagar via Noapara a length of 5.200  kms  including ?Y? siding at Baranagar for Rake reversal has been sanctioned..

Extension from Noapara to Barrackpur :The section will mostly be over ground and the alignment will run along the existing Eastern Railway main line. This will be beneficial for the people surrounding North 24- Parganas and Nadia. It will also connect Eastern Railway at all stations enroute Barrackpur station and will bring North 24- Parganas and Nadia closer to Kolkata Business district. This will reduce the enormous pressure on main line of Sealdah Section.  

Extension plan from Noapara to Barasat :Up track from Noapara  to Barasat of the proposed extension alignment from Noapara to Barasat will be elevated and pass through Ramakrishna Palli, Santinagar  stations whereas  the down track would pass through DumDum Cantt. And Jessore road before meeting with the Up line at Biman Bandar station from where  both the Up & Down lines would run parallely along NH 34 till the junction of Nawali Khal with NH 34 and descent gradually over Nawali Khal  and descend gradually over Nawali khal before reaching the surface short of Madhyam Gram station. From Madhyam Gram to Barasat the alignment would be on the surface. However, for crossing the existing Road Over Bridge at Madhyam Gram and Barasat, the alignment would descend gradually to ground level and rise again on viaduct.This will beneficial for the people of North 24- Parganas and will bring them closure to Kolkata?s Business district. This will reduce the heavy pressure on Sealdah-Barasat section of Eastern Railway.    


      




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