Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project :
Initially proposed for Metro Rail alignment for a length of 42.55 kms in the city. Now, Government have planned to expand the Metro Rail system to cover more routes in the city as well as in the VMRDA (Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Regional Development Authority) area.
Accordingly, a Detailed Project Report is under preparation for 79.9 km length of Light Metro Rail system and for 60.2 km length of modern Catenary Free Tram system. The proposed Light Metro Rail corridors are
(i) Kommadi to Steel Plant Jn. on NH-16 (34.23 km)
(ii) Gurudwara to Old Post Office (5.26 km)
(iii) Thatichetlapalem to Chinavalteru (RK Beach) (6.91 km)
(iv) Law college Jn. to Marikivalasa (8.21 km)
(v) Kommadi to Bhogapuram Airport (25.3 km) and
The Modern Tram Ways are
(i) Old Post Office to Rusikonda Beach (15.40km)
(ii) NAD Jn. to Pendurthi (10.2 km)
(iii) Steel plant Jn. to Anakapalli (18.2 km)
(iv) Rusikonda Beach to Bheemili Beach (16.4 km)
Status - DPR (Detailed Project Report) is under preparation.
Vijayawada Metro Rail Project:
Initially proposed for 26 km has been revised to 66.2 km length of alignment with 3 (Three) corridors viz.
(i) Gannavaram – Pandit Nehru Bus Station(PNBS) (24.5 km)
(ii) PNBS – Penamaluru (12.50 km) and
(iii) PNBS to Amaravati (28 km)
Status – The DPR is under finalisation/approval by the Govenment.
Semi High Speed Circular Suburban Rail Services between :
Vijayawada – KC Junction – Tenali – Guntur – Amaravati – Vijayawada.
Status – DPR (Detailed Project Report) is under preparation.