Centre Approves Surat Metro Rail Project
Two corridors of the Surat Metro on March 8 received Centre’s approval. To be built at a cost of Rs 12,000 crore, the project will be implemented by the Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) and completed in five years. The project will be financed on a 50-50 basis by the Central and the state government. Running 21.61 km, the first corridor between Sarthana and Dream City will have 20 Metro stations. The 18.74-km corridor between Bhesan and Saroli will have 18 stations.