MRT Line 1

MRT Line 1

  • Length : 28km
  • Route : Gazipur – Airport – Kamalapur – Jhimill – Pulbachal– Khilkhet
  • Estimated Cost :  BDT 219,848 million
  • Feasibility Study Planned : 2015-2016

From the passenger demand forecasts for this line, it has been identified that this has one the highest passenger demands with nearly 1.9 million passengers per day, and 37,770 PPHPD in 2035.This 52-kilometer-long MRT line will serve the northern and southern suburbs of Dhaka via CBD including International Airport and Kamalapur Station, and serve the Purbachal new town.The alignment of northern part will generally follow the existing railway line but will be grade-separated. And southern part will run along the DIT road to Kamalapurstation.There are 8 multimodal stations including major interchange facilities at Airport, Natun Bazar (MRT Line 5), and Kamalapur Station. Depot/workshop and stabling area will be located at the eastern part of Purbachal Newtown.

 

 

Alignment of MRT line 1( Phase-1)
Alignment of MRT line 1( Phase-1)