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Coimbatore Monorail

 

Coimbatore Monorail

Coimbatore Monorail
Overview
Locale Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Transit type straddle-beam Monorail
Number of lines 3
Number of stations 24
Headquarters Coimbatore
Technical
Average speed 65 km/h (40 mph)
Top speed 80 km/h (50 mph)

Coimbatore Monorail is the proposed monorail system for the city of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

History

The Government of Tamil Nadu proposed a metro rail system for Coimbatore. However, in 2011, the plan was shelved in favor of a monorail system.[1]

Network

Three monorail routes have been proposed.

  • Northern Route: Gandhipuram → Ganapathy → Sivanandha Colony → Saibaba Colony → RS Puram → Townhall → Railway station → Gandhipuram.
  • Southern Route: Podanur → Trichy Road → Sungam → Red Fields → Race Course → Railway Station → Ukkadam → Podanur.
  • Linear Line: Chinniampalayam → Airport → CODISSIA → PSG Tech → Lakshmi Mill Junction → Gandhipuram → North Coimbatore → Cowley Brown Road → Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

Recently Vadavalli and Thondamuthur are the two new areas that has been included in the linear line as part of the phase extension.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ "Corporation gears up to launch monorail project".  
  2. ^ "Corporation speeds up work to begin mono rail project".  
  3. ^ Karthik Madhavan (4 September 2012). "A fresh look at Mass Public Transport System for city".  

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