अहमदाबाद Ahmedabad (ADI): North-South corridor of Ahmedabad Metro Rail (APMC market to Motera stadium) and East-West corridor (Thaltej village to Vastral) are part of Metro rail project phase-1. The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the project will be tabled in the Standing Committee meeting of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on 25 September.
Phase-1 route length is 35.956 km, of which 29.621 will be over the ground while 6.355 km route will be underground. 28 stations will be over the land and 4 stations will be underground.
North-South corridor will begin at Motera stadium. It will pass through Sabarmati police station, power house, RTO over-bridge, Ranip 132 ring road, Ranip cross road, Vadaj AMTS bus-stand, Usmanpura, Ashram road, New Gandhigram, Madalpur, Paldi, Anjli, Vasna and end at APMC.
East-West corridor will begin at Thaltej village and pass through Doordarshan kendr, Gurukul road, Gujarat University, Commerce six roads, Stadium, Ashram road, Shahpur, Ghikanta, Kalupur railway station, Kankaria east(Gomtipur), Apparel park, Amraiwadi, Rabari colony, Vastral, Nirat char rasta and Vastral village, which will be the last station.
The project above will be completed in year 2018.
Thaltej protests widening of road: Section of people in Thaltej village are protesting AMC’s decision to widen a road for Metro rail corridor. Locals want more compensation from AMC and to press their demand they are planning shut down on Wednesday. Local people will also hold a rally and reach New West Zone office of AMC to submit memorandum.