How Agra Metro Project?
The city of the Taj Mahal, Agra is famed all over of the world with it’s glorious part, rich cultural and architectural diversity. The city is in the process of getting smart city taj with the inaugural of Agra Metro Rail project it’s going to old new flowers to it’s banquet.
The long awaited demand of 2 decades is going to came true with P.M. Narender Modi presiding over the inaugural ceremony via video conferencing. This ceremony is attached by the common folk with full real under the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. It would incur 8000 Crore rupees expenditure on the 29.5Kms rail project. The total project is likely to be complete in 5 years while the first phase of 14 kms is expected to be finished in a stipulated time of 2 years.
How Agra Metro is going to help?
Agra city has more than 3 million population and a series of monuments scattered all over the city and it’s outskirts, so far the city has tuk tuk ( Autorikhas) and the city buses as a major public transport system. Most of the people use their private vehicle may be two wheelers or four wheelers. This is the reason why road get cargested situation and the traffic jam type of situation occur.
For almost a decade with the promotion of compressed natural gas operated vehicles the pollution has decreased. This problem of emission of smoke will hopefully even more curtail with the arrival of Agra Metro rail. Now in a green atmosphere you can travel 1 km in 2 minutes with a minimal expenditure. The detailed project report of Agra Metro is prepared by RITES.
Agra Metro Train Route Map
How Agra Tourism is going to benefitted with Agra Metro Rail?
Agra is the Major hub of tourism in Uttar Pradesh and an important destination of Golden Triangle Tour. This city has great rail and road connectivity with almost all major cities of India. Intra city travel is very popular with the tourists. So far tourists use the cabs or mini buses to visit the famous monuments of Agra.
With the proposed Agra Metro Rail which is expected to get completed by the end of Dec’2022, the transport facility will be smooth. The first phase of the Metro is going to connect Taj Mahal East Gate to Akabar’s tomb at sikandara. On this time you can visit the Agra fort, Jama Masjid, Salabat khan tomb etc. Now the tourists do not need to book the cab for Agra Half day or full day tour. Simply you can break out and catch Metro from outside your hotel on Fatehabad Road.
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Agra full day tour by Metro train
Of course it’s not a day dream, it’s a reality. Now within 2 years you can plan visiting Agra Highlights by Metro Train. You do not need to book the car in advance for your Agra tour. Simply you buy a card and apply same amount to it like Delhi Metro. You can walk outside your hotel with your tour guide and catch Metro.
In this Agra day tour by Metro you can cover monuments like Agra fort, Sikandra, Taj Mahal.You can visit places of less importance such as Patthar Ghora, Shaistha Khan Tomb etc what else in case you desire visiting the colorful bazaars of old Agra, you can take Agra Metro and delight at Jama Masjid Metro station.
This could take nearly 10 minutes from either Akbar’s tomb or from epitome of love – The Taj Mahal. After visiting the narrow alleys of old bazaars, savoring the Mughalai food and enjoying shopping spree you can head towards other destinations or return back to your hotel. In your full day tour, you can easily cover the Agra highlights in the morning session and later at the time of dusk you can snap the beauty of the setting sun and the Taj Mahal bathed in golden hue.
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Agra Metro Stations
- Taj East Gate
- Fatehabad Road
- Purani Mandi
- Agra fort
- Jama Masjid
- Hing Ki Mandi
- Medical Collage
- St. John’s collage
- Raja Ki Mandi
- R.B.S Collage
- Guru Ka Tal