List of Monorails in India

List of Monorails in India

What is Monorail?

A Monorail is a system of railways in India in which the railway track comprises of a single rail, usually inflated with the railways hanging from it. The word Monorail System also used to describe the beam system or the vehicles traveling on such a track or beam. This article helps you to know the List of Monorails in India.

The Mumbai Monorail the 01st operational Mono Rail system in India had opened in the year 02nd Feb of 2014. The Mumbai Mono Rail used for MRT (Mass Rapid Transit)

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Monorail Systems Background

Just like Trams in India and also Light Rail in India the Monorail Systems had the different phases of planning the background of the following:

  • Firstly, White Background
  • Secondly, Green Background
  • Thirdly, Blue Background
  • Yellow Background
  • Lastly, Pink Background
List of Light Rails in India
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The above Monorail Systems Background can explain briefly in the following:

White Background

Firstly, the White Background of Monorails in India represents that there are in service

Green Background

Secondly, the Green Background of Monorails in India represents that there are in under construction

Blue Background

Thirdly, the Blue Background of Monorails in India represents that there are in the planning

Yellow Background

The Yellow Background of Monorails in India represents that there are proposed but not planned

Pink Background

The Pink Background of Monorails in India represents that there are in defunct

List of Monorails in India

The following are the List of Monorails in India:

SystemCityStateOpening YearSystem Length (km)No of LinesNo of StationsNotes
Mumbai MonorailMumbaiMaharashtra State02 Feb 20148.2617
Chennai MonorailChennaiTamil Nadu57337Centre approved Chennai monorail project, to be implemented under DBFOT model
Kolkata MonorailKolkataWest Bengal State722
Allahabad MonorailAllahabadUttar Pradesh70.42
Bengaluru MonorailBengaluruKarnataka60
Delhi MonorailDelhiDelhi906
Indore MonorailIndoreMadhya Pradesh State
Kanpur MonorailKanpurUttar Pradesh633
Navi Mumbai MonorailNavi MumbaiMaharashtra36.822
Patna MonorailPatnaBihar324
Pune MonorailPuneMaharashtra522
Ahmedabad MonorailAhmedabadGujarat State304
Aizawl MonorailAizawlMizoram
Bhubaneswar MonorailBhubaneswarOdisha State
Jodhpur MonorailJodhpurRajasthan State
Kota MonorailKotaRajasthan
Nagpur MonorailNagpurMaharashtra50DPR is being prepared.
Nashik MonorailNashikMaharashtra130DPR is being prepared.
Hyderabad MonorailHyderabadTelangana15Proposed
Tiruchirappalli MonorailTiruchirappalliTamil Nadu StateProposed
Ranchi MonorailRanchiJharkhandProposed
Coimbatore MonorailCoimbatoreTamil Nadu StateProposed
Warangal MonorailWarangalTelangana StateProposed
Chandigarh MonorailChandigarh TricityPunjabProposed
Noida Agra MonorailNoida & AgraUttar Pradesh StateProposed


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