Are India’s metro rail projects transit solutions or real estate plays?

Metro trains evoke pride among citizens and represent a new, modern India.

But, their main purpose is to decongest urban areas and lower road pollution.

PM Narendra Modi clearly loves trains.

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To be precise, He loves metro rail projects.

Since he came to power in 2019

He has inaugurated the Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Surat, Jaipur, Nagpur, Kanpur, Lucknow and Chennai metro rail services,

And flagged off extensions in Delhi.

And flagged off extensions in Delhi.

Bengaluru and Kochi (twice if you count the water metro).

It’s not hard to see why.

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Fast, efficient, modern, and because they are new

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Offering world-class standards of quality, comfort and safety