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  • Largest

    Rail track length of 8949 Kms

  • 5

    Railway Zones

  • Railway density

    Twice of Nation’s average (40 km)


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    Largest Road Network in India

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    4 Lakh Km Total Road Length

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    11,737 Km Total National Highway

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    2nd In India in Total N.H. Network Length Presence

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    7,147 Km Total State Highway

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    1.7 Lakh Kms Other Roads

Metro Rail

  • 2 Metro Rail Operating Cities (Lucknow & Noida)
  • 2 Metro Rail Projects under construction (Kanpur & Agra)
  • 5 Upcoming Metro Rail Projects (Meerut, Gorakhpur, Bareilly, Prayagraj, Varanasi)
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Lucknow Metro Rail
Network Length: 23.732 Kms
Current Daily Average Ridership(in Feb,2020): 1936
No. of stations: 21

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Noida Metro Rail
Network Length: 29.7 Kms
Current Daily Average Ridership(in Feb,2020): 25907
No. of stations: 21

Inland Waterways

  • India’s 1st Inland Waterway in UP
  • NW1 connecting major exporting hubs to Haldia Port via Varanasi & Prayagraj
  • 26% catchment Area of NW-1 in UP
  • 27 million tonnes volume expected to move on NW-1 by 2023
  • India’s 1st Multi Modal Terminal at Varanasi on NW1
  • Other NW1 Terminals
    Varanasi MMT
    Assi Ghat, Varanasi
    Rajghat, Varanasi
  • 425 Kms Total Navigable Water length in UP
  • 10 other Upcoming National Waterways will benefit UP
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Air Connectivity

  • 7 Image of Airports/Airstrips

  • 5Image of Domestic Airports

    Domestic Airports
  • 3Image of International Airports

    International Airports
  • 51Image of cities

    Number of cities connected
    domestically from the State
  • 12Image of cities

    Number of cities connected
    internationally from the State
  • 3Image of Airports

    Airports completed under
    RCS Phase 1&2
    (Prayagraj, Hindon, Bareilly)
  • 6Image of Under Construction Project

    Projects under progress
    under RCS phase 1&2
    (Kanpur, Agra, Azamgarh, Moradabad & Shravasti)
  • 5Image of New Projects Identified

    New projects identified
    under RCS Phase 3
    (Ayodhya, Kushinagar, Sarsawa, Gazipur & Meerut)

Passenger Traffic No.(2019-2020)

  • 16,735 in Agra Airport
  • 2,12,017 in Kanpur(Chakeri) Airport
  • 4,14,064 in Prayagraj Airport
  • 6,65,703 in Gorakhpur Airport
  • 30,10,702 in Varanasi Airport
  • 54,33,757 in Lucknow Airport

Aircraft Movement (2019-2020)

  • 738 in Agra Airport
  • 1,960 in Kanpur(Chakeri) Airport
  • 4,056 in Prayagraj Airport
  • 5,032 in Gorakhpur Airport
  • 24,056 in Varanasi Airport
  • 38,494 in Lucknow Airport

Jewar Airport

  • Jewar Airport Largest Airport in India
    (PPP Mode, NAIL and Zurich Airport by 2023)
  • Spread over 5000 hectares area 
  • 50 million passenger traffic capacity
  • 1800 Cr worth MRO & Cargo Hub Expected Aerotropolis


  • State of the art expressways for seamless connectivity with access controlled navigation
  • Existing Yamuna & Agra-Lucknow Expressway connecting the State Capital to National Capital Region
  • 302 kms Agra Lucknow Expressway is one of the longest expressways in India
  • Proposed Poorvanchal Expressway & Bundelkhand Expressway to connect the exporting hubs in eastern and Bundelkhand region
  • Lucknow-Azamgarh-Ghazipur- Expressway known as Purvanchal Expressway is an under construction 6-lane, divided and access-controlled 343 km long
  • Upcoming 603 kms long Ganga Expressway will be one of India’s longest expressway, connecting key exporting hubs
  • 296 kms long Bundelkhand Expressway is an under construction, 4lane Controlled-access highway, Broad route, connecting Chitrakoot-Banda-Orai-Jalaun-Auraiya-Etawah
  • Gorakhpur Link Expressway will connect North eastern UP viz. Gorakhpur area through the Purvanchal Expressway to Lucknow, Agra and Delhi with smooth traffic corridor.
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Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor

  • 8.5% of DMIC catchment area

    (36,068 sq. km) across 12 districts

  • Expected investment of Rs 27,400 Cr & 1.2 million Job creation
Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) along DMIC

Projects along DMIC-WDFC

  • Boraki Integrated Transport Hub
  • Dadri – Noida – Ghaziabad Investment Region
  • Integrated Industrial Township at Greater Noida
  • Integrated Multi Modal Logistic Hub at G.Noida near Dadri
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Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor

  • 57% of AKIC catchment area
    across 17 districts
  • Expected investment of More than Rs 50,000 Cr
Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) along AKIC
Highest share of EDFC in UP

Projects along AKIC-EDFC

  • 3 Integrated manufacturing clusters around 18 identified railway stations
  • Development of 3 industrial clusters –
    • Auraiya, Kannauj- Kanpur Cluster
    • Prayagraj-Varanasi Cluster
    • Agra- Aligarh Cluster

UP Defence Industrial Corridors

  • One of the 2 Defence Industrial Corridors in India
  • Expected Investment approx. Rs 50,000 Cr & 2.5 lakh job opportunities
  • 6 identified nodes: Aligarh, Agra, Jhansi, Chitrakut, Kanpur & Lucknow
  • ~5071.19 Hectares Land bank identified, of which 3796 hectares has been acquired
  • IIT Kanpur and IIT BHU identified for setting up Centre of Excellence worth Rs. 50 Cr & Rs. 69 Cr respectively
  • Land allotment policy & incentive policy announced