NAGPUR: Soon, the city will have four new metro stations. After metro stations at Shankar Nagar and Rachna ring road junction, the commissioner of metro rail safety (CMRS) has given clearance to Dharampeth College, Congress Nagar, Chatrapati Square and Ujjwal Nagar metro stations.
As reported by TOI earlier, the CRMS had carried out an inspection of these stations on March 26. Ujjwal Nagar, Chatrapati Square and Congress Nagar stations are at the orange line while the Dharampeth College station is situated on the aqua line.
As per MahaMetro officials, these stations will get operational within two weeks. “We are trying to start them as soon as possible so that more number of citizens can make best use of metro,” said MahaMetro managing director Brijesh Dixit.
At these stations, provision of entrance and exit has been made on north and south sides. The stations have three levels — ground, concourse, which has a ticket counter and station control room, and platform level.
MahaMetro has also been allocated Rs 188 crore by the state government for its on-going phase-1. Over 90% work of the first phase has been completed, said officials.