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Business News/ News / India/  Centre approves metro connectivity project from Huda City Centre to Cyber City

The central government has approved the new metro project from Huda City Centre to Gurugram's Cyber City with a spur to Dwarka Expressway in the recent cabinet meeting. The project will be completed at a cost of 5,452 crore and will be completed within a period of 4 years. The new connectivity project will cover a distance of 28.5 km and will pass through 27 railway stations in the process.

The new project will be implemented by Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Ltd. (HMRTC) and will involve a contribution of Rs. 896.19 crore from the central government and Rs. 1,432.49 crore from the Haryana government. It will be a fully elevated project with a standard gauge of 1435 mm (5 ft 8.5 inches).

In a statement about the new metro project, the central government said,“The project is proposed to be completed in four years from the date of sanction of the Project and is to be implemented by Harayana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Limited (HMRTC) which will be set up as a 50:50 Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of the Government of India and Government of Haryana after sanction order is issued."

“As on date there is no metro line in Old Gurugram. The main feature of this line is to connect New Gurugram with Old Gurugram. This network will connect with Indian Railway station. In next phase, it will provide connectivity to IGI airport. This will also provide overall economic development in the artea." the statement added while enumerating the benefits about the new metro project

The stations covered in the main corridor include HUDA City Centre, Sector 45, Cyber Park, Sector 47, Subhash Chowk, Sector 48, Sector 72A, Hero Honda Chowk, Udyog Vihar Phase 6, Sector 10, Sector 37, Basai Village, Sector 9, Sector 7, Sector 4, Sector 5, Ashok Vihar, Sector 3, Bajghera Road, Palam Vihar Extension, Palam Vihar, Sector 23A, Sector 22, Udyog Vihar Phase 4, Udyog Vihar Phase 5 and Cyber City.

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Updated: 07 Jun 2023, 03:31 PM IST
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