|Locale||Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu|
Tiruchirappalli Monorail is the proposed monorail system for the city of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, part of a major expansion of public transport in the city.
As of March 2021 [update] the proposal is still only on paper.
As the monorail market is estimated to be ₹72,000 crore (US$9.0 billion) in India, the then Governor of Tamil Nadu, Banwarilal Brohit announced in Legislative assembly that the Government of Tamil Nadu has decided to do a feasibility study for introducing monorail system in Tiruchi along with Salem Metro, Madurai Metro, and Tirunelveli.
The government has earmarked a sum of about ₹60,000 crore (US$7.5 billion) for metro and monorail projects in Tamil Nadu.
A faculty member from SASTRA, using Geographical Information System (GIS) tools, had worked out a proposal for a suburban railway route linking the Srirangam Island with Tiruchirapalli and its suburbs.
The proposal suggested circular operation in the following routes:
The proposal also suggested a new rail link between Chord line and Tiruchirapalli-Karur railway lines, Via. Amma Mandapam and also a possible extension to Kailasapuram (BHEL) and Bikshandarkovil neighbourhoods. There is no decision on extending the line to cover the Central and Chathiram bus stations and the Tiruchirappalli International Airport.
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