Metro line agra
The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has started the construction of a depot line for Agra Metro project, which is being constructed for the Line-1 (14.24 km) of Agra Metro from Sikandra to Taj East Gate. The depot line, which will partly be elevated (6.56 km) and partly underground (7.68 km) with 14 stations will connect the mainline with the Metro Depot currently under construction at PAC Ground where metro trains will be stabled and maintained. For the depot line, a total of 139 piles, 39 pile capes and 34 piers will be constructed.

Work for metro depot construction was awarded to Lisha Engineers in October 2020 involving ₹112.63 crore investments and is expected to be completed by June 2022. The Priority Corridor of Agra Metro comprises construction of 6 km long section from Taj East Gate to Jama Masjid with six stations for which contract has been awarded to Sam India Built Well Pvt. Ltd. for the elevated portion with a length of 3-km with 3 stations namely – Fatehabad Road, Basai & Taj East Gate. However, tender is still pending for the underground section of the length of 3 km that will run from Jama Masjid to Taj Mahal with three underground stations. UPMRC has set a deadline of March 2024 to start the operation of metro trains on the Priority Corridor.
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