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Patna Monorail

Patna Monorail
LocalePatna, Bihar
Transit typestraddle-beam Monorail
Number of lines4 (planned)
Daily ridership32,000 (Estd.)
Began operationGovernment of Bihar preferred metro rail over mono rail
Train length4 coaches
System length32 kilometers (20 mi)
Electrification750 V DC
Average speed31 km/h (19 mph)
Top speed80 km/h (50 mph)

Patna Monorail is a proposed monorail system for the city of Patna.[1][2]


There are 4 lines proposed to be built. RITES, the consultancy arm of indian railways has begun soil inspection as well as ground survey for the monorail network.[3][4]

Project detail

The total estimated cost of the project is 2000-2500 Crore. The total length of the proposed 4 monorail corridors in Patna is 32 km and in the first phase route length between 20 km and 25 km would be completed.[5]


  1. ^ "Mono-Rail for Patna soon". 28 December 2010. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
  2. ^ Monorail News Briefs Archived 13 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ RITES begins ground survey for monorail in Patna - Business
  4. ^ Monorail ground survey tees off - Yahoo! News India
  5. ^ "Capital monorail project shifts gear". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. 24 December 2011.