What is ‘MetroLite’

February 02, 2021 11:49 pm | Updated 11:49 pm IST - Coimbatore

Light Urban Rail Transit System or MetroLite comes with lesser passenger capacity and at lower cost. Most of the rail surface will be on ground (at-grade) to bring down construction cost. There will be a dedicated corridor for rail movement and it will be separated from road traffic.

Road width required will be a minimum of 8.5m

If road width does not permit, one line will be provided on the road and a parallel road will be chosen for another line.

Integrated road and metro traffic signalling system will be provided with priority for metro lite system.

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