Elevated Light Rail System

Published on February 08, 2020
Current context: The Administrative Council of the Jammu and Kashmir has approved the proposal to set up an Elevated Light Rail System on 6th Feb 2020.
Elevated Light Rail System 
  • The proposal was given by the Housing and Urban Development Department to set up an Elevated Light Rail System in both the capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar.
  • The Elevated Light Rail Systems at the capital cities will provide:
    1. Mass Rapid Transportation System
    2. Best-in-class mobility in terms of safe, reliable, convenient, cost-effective and sustainable public transport system.
    3. Facilitate easy and quick movement of people
  • The Light Rail Transit System (LRTS) in Jammu will have one corridor (from Bantalab to Bari Brahmana) with a total length of 23 kilometres.
  • The LRTS in Srinagar will have two corridors (one from Indira Nagar to HMT Junction and the second from Usmanabad to Hazuri Bagh) with a total length of 25 kilometres.
  • The project has a completion time of 4 years and is expected to be completed by December 2024.


Q.1 The setting up of the Elevated Light Rail System is recently approved by the government at _____________ in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir?
a. Jammu and Srinagar

b. Badgam and Anantnag
c. Baramula and Kupwara
d. Rajouri and Kathua

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