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Why metro rail projects are stalled in these 11 cities

Last updated on: January 31, 2013 12:27 IST
Passengers stand on a platform at a metro station.

Your daily ride to work is not going to be that easy.

An analysis of the progress of top metro projects across India suggests that apart from the Delhi and Jaipur Metro and Chennai Monorail, the remaining projects are still in the planning stages.

Many of the projects like Hyderabad Metro - which has been awarded to L&T - are facing delay in land acquisition, while Mumbai Metro Phase 2 is set to be scrapped following a spate between Reliance Infrastructure and State government over allocation of land for a rail depot.

The Mumbai Metro phase-1, between Versova and Ghatkopar, is delayed till the end of the year as stations are still not ready.

Here are major metro project different cities and their statuses.

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Why metro rail projects are stalled in these 11 cities

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Pune

Length: 32 km

Cost: Rs 18,000 crore

Tendering process: Not started

Status: Special purpose vehicle yet to be formed

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Labourers work at a road construction site outside Ambedkar memorial park in Lucknow.

Lucknow

Length: 38 km

Cost: Rs 16,000 crore

Tendering process: NA

Status: NA

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A worker welds iron rods at a construction site in Ahmedabad.

Ahmedabad

Length: 76 km

Cost: Rs 15,000 crore

Tendering process: FY14E

Status: Pending with the Centre

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The Mumbai Metro phase-1 is delayed till the end of the year as stations are still not ready.

Mumbai Phase-II

Length: 39 km

Cost: Rs 11,500 crore

Tendering process: Not started

Status: Reliance Infra faces termination of contract due to lack of progress

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Labourers arrive for work at a railway yard in Chandigarh.

Chandigarh

Length: 38 km

Cost: Rs 11,000 crore

Tendering process: Not started

Status: Demarcation of Metro rail route to begin

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Commuters ride inside a carriage of a Namma Metro train in Bangalore.

Bangalore Phase-II

Length: 15 km

Cost: Rs 10,200 crore

Tendering process: Not started

Status: Central govt approval not received

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Nagpur

Length: 45 km

Cost: Rs 10,000 crore

Tendering process: Not started

Status: Project report still under preparation

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A diesel train at Ludhiana.

Ludhiana

Length: 29 km

Cost: Rs 10,000 crore

Tendering process: Not started

Status: Project report still under preparation

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Tourists walk on a pathway that leads to Nahargarh fort in Jaipur.

Jaipur Phase-II

Length: 23 km

Cost: Rs 9,700 crore

Tendering process: Tender process on

Status: Work to start in FY14

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Construction workers erect scaffolding at the site of metro station in Chennai.

Chennai Monorail

Length: 57 km

Cost: Rs 8,500 crore

Tendering process: Tender process on

Status: Project award soon

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Auto rickshaws sit in a traffic jam near a market at the Charminar, Hyderabad.

Hyderabad

Length: 71 km

Cost: Rs 12,172 crore

Tendering process: L&T wins project

Status: Land acquisition delay

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