The former Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad awarded the Won 177.1bn ($US 157.2m) train contract to Hyundai Rotem in November 2017.

Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation plans to start trial operation on the initial 6km elevated section of Line 1 between Vastral Gam and Apparel Park on January 15. The 20.7km Line 1 includes a 6km underground section between Apparel Park and Shahpur. The line then continues on the surface via Old High Court, the interchange with the 18.5km north-south Line 2, to Thaltej Gaam. Line 2, which is also under construction, will run from APMC north to Motera.

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