Uttar Pradesh government has approved the extension of Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) Aqua Line at a cost of Rs. 2,682 crore. The project is expected to be completed in the next three years, as per reports.
The new metro rail track will be 15-km long with nine stations spread out between Gaur City and Noida Extension.
According to reports, the new track would be completed in two phases will connect Sector 71 in Noida and Knowledge Park V in Greater Noida. The first phase would be between Sector 71 and Greater Noida Sector 2, while the second phase would be between Greater Noida Sector 2 and Knowledge Park V stations.
There will be five stations in the first phase — Noida Sector 122, Sector 123, Greater Noida Sector 4, Eco Tech, and Greater Noida 2, while four stations in second phase — Greater Noida Sector 3, Sector 10, Sector 12 and Knowledge Park V.
NMRC commenced operations of the Aqua Line (Noida – Greater Noida Metro Corridor) in January 2019. The line has 21 stations and runs from the Sector 51 station in Noida to the Depot station in Greater Noida, covering a distance of 29.7 km. The corridor was completed at a cost of Rs.5,503 crore.