Metro Neo

Metro Neo Project for Nashik

The Government of Maharashtra has entrusted the task of implementing an efficient Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) to Maha-metro for the city of Nasik. A Detail Project Report (DPR) was prepared by M/s RITES Limited and after approval of State Government it has been sent to Government of India for sanction. The Report has identified a 32 km main route and 24 km feeder routes for implementation of this project.

The concept of Metro-Neo was formulated after a very extensive and comprehensive technical consultations, interactions and due diligence with several stakeholders/technical experts. The system is eco-friendly, energy efficient, cost-effective and capable of providing an efficient mass public transport system which is ideally suitable for the traffic need of TIER 2/ 3 cities in India as well as similar cities abroad.

Some of the salient features of the project are:
• Metro-Neo system is a UNIQUE concept being adopted for the 1st time in this country. It is state-of-art , comfortable, Energy efficient, minimal noise pollution and environment friendly system. It has been designed to negotiate sharp curves and steep gradient with minimal requirement of rehabilitation. The main ELEVATED corridors will have a capacity of 15000 PHPDT (Peak Hour Peak Direction Traffic). The system can be upgraded to Light Metro with incremental cost input in future as per traffic demand.
• Initially 2 Elevated corridors have been planned viz Corridor one from Gangapur to Mumbai Naka having a length of 10 KM and 10 stations (Gangapur, Jalapur, Ganpat Nagar, Kale Nagar, Jehan Circle, Thatte Nagar, Shivaji Nagar, Panchavati, CBS, Mumbai Naka) and between Gangapur to Nashik Road(22 KM and 20 stations) namely DHRUV Nagar, Shramik Nagar, Mahindra, Shaneshwar Nagar,Trimbak Rd, Satpur Colony, MIDC, ABB Circle, Parijat Nagar, MICO circle, CBS, Sharda Circle, Dwarka Circle, Gayatri Nagar,Ambedkar Nagar,Upnagar, Nehru Nagar, DattaMandir, Nashik Road). CBS and Gangapur will be common interchange stations for both the corridors.AC Electric coaches powered by over-head 600-750 V DC power supply ( 25/18 m with a carrying capacity of 180/240 passengers) will ply on these routes.
• Two feeder corridors have been planned to provide seamless travel and wider coverage. The Feeder corridors will run between Satpur Colony via Garware to Mumbai Naka and between Nashik Road via Nandur Naka to Shivaji Nagar on the existing road network.The Ac Electric Coaches will be 12 /13 meter long with a carrying capacity of 60-70 passengers. These coaches will also run on the Main corridors and get charged during run by overhead traction and will operate on battery on the feeder routes.
• The buses will be air conditioned with automatic door closing system, level boarding, comfortable seats, passenger announcement system, and passenger information system with electronic display. The stations will have staircase, lift and escalators with passenger information display. The station entry and exit will be provided on both side of the road to avoid road crossing by passengers.