Podway at Gorkarneshwor
Gokarneshwor is located in the northeast side of Kathmandu. The city has a diverse range of geographic, historical, and religious places as well as the Bagmati holy river.
The podway in Gokarneshwor will extend for 17.2 km as shown on the attached map. The route will have four legs:
✦ Boudha Pipalbot to Sundarjal – 8.6 km
✦ Boudha Pipalbot to Makalbari Micro
Station – 3.8 km
✦ Boudha Pipalbot to Dakshyin Dhoka –
✦ Boudha Pipalbot to Aarubari Chowk –
Our planning schedule
Although we are still in the planning stage, our preliminary plans are scheduled as follows:
✦ Preliminary planning with detailed mechanical, civil, and electrical engineering. The plans will also provide site plans for the stations, the support posts, the electrical power, and maintenance. Preliminary planning is scheduled between August and February, 2022.
✦ Construction planning includes the logistical support, anchor supports, boarding stations, and podway maintenance.
✦ Construction planning is scheduled between March 2022 and September 2023.
✦ System shakedown and commissioning provides management an opportunity to ensure
that the podway works as planned. The operations staff will train management in all
aspects of the mechanical, electrical, and maintenance of the podway.
✦ Commissioning is scheduled between October 2023 and November 2023.
✦ Full opening is scheduled in December 2023.