Tunneling work for Surat Metro Phase I to complete by December 2023

Tunneling work on Kapodra-Dream city stretch under the Surat Metro Rail Project Phase-I is expected to be completed by December 2023. As of now, 1.5 km tunnel work has been completed. Of the six underground stations, work on four stations is in its advanced stages, while work on Labheshwar Chowk and Maskati Hospital has been slightly delayed. The Surat metro project involves development of 40.35 km long metro rail in the state of Gujarat at an investment of Rs 120.2 billion. It consists of two corridors, Corridor 1 involves 21.61 km long Sardhana-Dream City corridor including 6.47 km long underground section; while, Corridor 2 involves 18.74 km long Bhesan-Saroli section, which is a fully elevated corridor.