Passenger service started from Cotton Market Metro Station of Nagpur Metro Rail Project. The first passengers were welcomed by Maha Metro. With the commencement of passenger service from this station, now metro rail service from 37 stations is serving the passengers from 6 am to 10 pm. There are 17 and 20 metro stations on the Orange Line of MahaMetro.
Cotton Market metro station is located in the center of the oldest market area of the city. From this station there are wholesale Vegetable Market, Cotton Market, Fruit Market, Scrap Market, Electronic Market, Fertilizer-Seed Market, Pesticide Material Market, MP Bus Station, ST Bus Stand, Private Bus Stand, Lodge, Sugarcane Market, Paan Market, Khowa Market, market for puja material are attached. Every day thousands of people from outside the villages come to the market connected to the Cotton Market metro station to buy various types of goods.
Raipur resident Ravi Kesarwani and his friend Jayesh Arora, who reached Cotton Market station from Lokmanya Nagar to go to Empress City Mall, said that coming by metro was a relief for us. While staying at a relative’s place in Lokmanya Nagar, we came to know that to go to Empress Mall, take metro and get down at Cotton Market station, the mall is just a few steps away. He mentioned that metro is the safest, economical and easiest.
Mahal resident Mamta Advane, operator of a general goods shop located in Phule Market, expressed happiness over the opening of Cotton Market station and said that there is a shop near the station and there is a house just a few steps away from Chitaroli station. She will get the benefit of starting the station.
Bandu Pattalwale, a wholesale businessman from Pattal Dona adjacent to the station, said during the discussion that business will also increase with the opening of this station. Customers from all four directions of the city and rural areas can now reach here easily and in less time.
Bandu Meshram, resident of Gadge Nagar said that by reaching Jaiprakash Nagar by bus, he can easily reach the cotton market.
Hitesh Trivedi, operator of Chetna Restaurant, a resident of Dharampeth, had reached Phule Market to buy fresh vegetables. he said that now it has become very easy to reach the market by metro.
A large number of laborers from areas like Depti Signal, Durgavati Nagar, Prajapati Nagar, Pardi, Bagarganj, Kalmana etc. come to Phule Market to work. The working class will benefit from the opening of Cotton Market Metro Station. Apart from being economical and safe, metro service will prove helpful in saving time and money of the working class.