Ahmedabad Metro starts commercial services at Kankaria East Metro station

Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) proudly announces the commencement of commercial operations at the Kankaria East Metro station, marking another significant milestone in the east-west corridor of the Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project. Starting from March 5th, metro train services will be readily available at Kankaria East station, operating in accordance with the existing schedule.

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Kankariya East Metro station, a pivotal node in the east-west corridor of the Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project, is now fully prepared to cater to passengers. Effective from March 5th, 2024, metro train services will be seamlessly accessible at Kankaria East station, aligning with the established operational timetable. Currently, Metro Train services operate in Ahmedabad from 6:20 AM to 10:00 PM, offering a flat 12-minute headway between 07:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Vision and Mission of GMRC:

Gujarat Metro rail project is being promoted with the objective of providing safe, fast and eco-friendly transportation services to the public at affordable rates while simultaneously reducing the congestion on the roads.

  • The metro rail project will promote integration with AMTS, BRTS, Railways and other modes of public transit.
    • Very responsive State Government and progressive leadership
    • Relatively flat terrain
    • Use of state of the art technology
    • Minimum land acquisition
    • Majority elevated track

GMRC is committed to deliver World Class state-of-art technology to the most cost efficient metro within the shortest time span possible in the country. The proposed metro will have a majorly elevated structure, ballastless tracks, air-conditioned coaches, GPS based rail tracking system, train destination indicators & stations with support infrastructure like automated fare collection, parking facilities, etc.


GMRC remains unwavering in its commitment to delivering a world-class, technologically advanced metro system at the most cost-efficient and expeditious pace in the country. With its elevated structure, cutting-edge features, and seamless integration with existing transit networks, the Ahmedabad Metro promises to redefine urban mobility standards, enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.

Source: GMRC- Press Release | Images Credit: GMRC

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