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Cabinet approves metro from HUDA City Centre to Cyber City, Gurugram with Spur to Dwarka Expressway

By TIOL News Service

NEW DELHI, JUNE 07, 2023: THE Union Cabinet, today approved Metro Connectivity from HUDA City Centre to Cyber City with Spur to Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram covering the distance of 28.50 km having 27 stations on the route. 

The total completion cost of the project will be Rs.5,452 crore. This will be a standard gauge line of 1435 mm (5 ft 8.5 inches). The entire project will be elevated.  The spur from Basai village has been provided for connectivity to depot.

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.

Name of corridor


(in KM)

No. of Station

Elevated/ Under Ground

Huda City Centre to Cyber City – Main corridor




Basai Village to Dwarka Expressway – Spur









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 detail of the approved corridor is as follows:

Particulars HUDA City Centre to Cyber City, Gurugram
Length 28.50 Km
No of Stations

27 stations

(All Elevated)


New Gurugram area

Old Gurugram area

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 – Cyber City

Spur to Dwarka Expressway (Sector 101)

Design Speed
80 Kmph
Average Speed
34 Kmph
Proposed Completion Cost
Rs. 5,452.72 crore
GoI share Rs. 896.19 cr
GoH share Rs. 1,432.49 cr
Local Bodies Contribution (HUDA) Rs. 300 cr
PTA (Pass through Assistance- Loan component) Rs. 2,688.57 cr
PPP (Lift & Escalator) Rs. 135.47 cr
Completion Time
4 Years from the date of Sanction of the project
Implementing Agency
Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Ltd. (HMRTC)
Financial Internal Rate of Return (FIRR)
Economic Internal Rate of Return (EIRR)
Gurugram estimated Population
Around 25 lakh
Estimated Daily Ridership

5.34 Lakhs – Year 2026

7.26 Lakhs – Year 2031

8.81 Lakhs – Year 2041

10.70 Lakhs – Year 2051

Route map of proposed corridor is as per Annexure-1.

Loan is being tied up with European Investment Board (EIB) and World Bank (WB).


Other Metro Lines in Gurugram:

a) Yellow Line of DMRC (Line-2)- shown as yellow in Annexure-1

i) Route length- 49.019 km (Samaypur Badli- HUDA City Centre; 37 Stations)

ii) Delhi portion- 41.969 km (Samaypur Badli- Arjangarh; 32 Stations)

iii) Haryana portion- 7.05 km (Guru Dronacharya – HUDA City Centre; 5 Stations)

iv) Daily ridership- 12.56 lakhs

v) Connectivity of proposed line with Line-2 at HUDA City Centre

vi) Date of commencement of operation at different stretches

Vishvidyalaya to Kashmere Gate

Dec 2004

Kashmere Gate to Central Secretariat

July 2005

Vishvavidyalaya to Jehangirpuri

Feb 2009

Qutab Minar to Huda City

Jun 2010

Qutub Minar to Central Secretariat

Sept 2010

Jehangirpuri to Samaypur Badli

Nov 2015

This line is broad gauge 1676 mm (5 feet 6 inches gauge).

b) Rapid Metro Gurugram (Shown as Green in Annexure-1)

i) Route length-11.6 km

ii) Standard Gauge- 1435 mm (4 ft 8.5 inches)

ii) Line constructed in two phases.

First phase is loop between Sikandarpur to Cyber Hub with total route length 5.1 km, initially constructed by consortium of DLF and two companies of IL&FS group i.e. IERS (IL&FS Enso Rail system) and ITNL (IL&FS Transport Network Limited). The first phase was run by SPV named Rapid Metro Gurgaon Limited wef 14.11.2013.

Second phase is between Sikandarpur to Sector-56 with route length of 6.5 km, initially constructed by consortium of two companies of IL&FS i.e. ITNL (IL&FS Transport Network Limited) and IRL (IL&FS Rail Limited). This phase was run by SPV namely Rapid Metro Gurgaon South Limited since 31.03.2017

The operation was taken over by Haryana Mass Rapid Transit Company (HMRTC) since 22.10.2019 in terms of High Court order when concessionaire backed out to run this system

The operation of this line has been entrusted to DMRC by HMRTC. Prior to this DMRC continued to run rapid metro line wef 16.09.2019.

Average ridership of Rapid Metro Gurugram is about 30,000 . In weekdays total daily ridership is about 48,000

Connectivity of proposed line with Rapid Metro Line is at Cyber Hub

Multi Modal Connectivity:

With Railway Station near Sector-5- 900 m

With RRTS at Sector-22

With yellow line station at HUDA City Centre

Sector wise map of Gurugram is enclosed as Annexure-2.

Project preparedness:

90% land is Govt land and 10% private

Shifting of utilities started

World Bank and European Investment Bank approached

GC tendering under process


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