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A ring road has been proposed for construction by the state government for easing traffic woes within the city. It has been decided that the arterial road would connect Panki Bhau Singh via Sarsiya Ghat to Sarai Bhauti. Kanpur Metropolitan Bus Service is also one of the cheapest mean of transportation for commuting within the city. However, it is not planned to service most parts of the city and only a few selected routes are facilitated.

Things however are set to change with the Central Government providing the Kanpur city administration with 300 buses under JNNURM. Central Government will bear 50% cost while State Government and Nagar Nigam will bear 20% and 30% cost respectively.
Another very popular mode of transportation are the three wheeler Tempos, like in any other city. As a measure to curb pollution compress natural gas Tempos have been recently introduced. The government is also considering a proposal to introduce metro railway system in Kanpur as a part of its agenda to introduce metro rails in cities with over one million people.

Railways

Kanpur Central (CNB) is the largest railway station of North Central Railways

Served by Indian Railways, Kanpur is connected by trains to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Farrukhabad, Jabalpur, Srinagar, Jaipur, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Pune, Surat, Lucknow and Nagpur.

Kanpur has eleven railway stations with in its city limits: Kanpur Central, Kanpur Anwarganj, Govindpuri (Kanpur South), Panki, Chakeri, Chandari, Rawatpur, Kalianpur(Kalyanpur), Mandhana Jn., Kanpur Bridge Left Bank and Kanpur SMU CBSA. There was one more station called "Purana Kanpur" from first train ran in Northern India in 1859 however now it is defunct.

Kanpur Central is the main station of Kanpur and is the largest station of North Central Railways. Kanpur Central lies as one of the most important railway stations on Delhi-Howrah Trunk Line of Indian Railways. The first Rajdhani Express of India ran via this station.


* Railway has announced Logistic Park in Kanpur and where Eastern Corridor and Western Corridor.
* Kanpur Anwarganj will link with 17 new stations like Ghaziabad, Mathura, Shikohabad, Farrukhabad etc. Now Kanpur anwarganj will became the main railway route of Rajasthan and Eastern India.

Kanpur Metro

Kanpur Metro project has been finalized. It is to be completed in 2015.

Roadways

The city has several important National Highways criss-crossing through Kanpur.

NH 2 Delhi Mathura Agra Kanpur Allahabad Varanasi Mohania Barhi Palsit Dankuni (near Kolkata) 2542
NH 25 Lucknow Kanpur Jhansi Shivpuri 352
NH 86 Kanpur Hamirpur Chhatarpur Sagar Bhopal Dewas 674
NH 91 Ghaziabad Aligarh Etah Kannauj Kanpur 405

The Inter State Bus Station (ISBT) of Kanpur officially named as the "Shaheed Major Salman Khan Bus Station". It is locally known as the "Jhakarkati Bus Station". It provides buses to all important cities of Kanpur. The other are:-

* Chunniganj Depot
* Juhi aka Kidwai Nagar Depot
* Fazalganj Depot
* Rawatpur Depot
* Yashoda Nagar Depot
* Defence Colony Depot
* Jajmau Depot

Airways visit Domestic flight

Kanpur Airport is the only airport in the city of Kanpur and for this region of Uttar Pradesh. Air India (formerly Indian Airlines) is running a regular daily flight using a 48-seater ATR 42 Turboprop between Kanpur and Delhi domestic terminal every Monday to Saturday. Air traffic to other places in India is also yet to pick up pace from Kanpur.

Trams

Trams were introduced in Kanpur in June 1907. The introductory stocks were single coach in Kanpur like other Indian cities (Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai), because the new mode of transport was introduced experimentally. They were electric Traction Type. Tram service closed at Kanpur in 16 May 1933.

There were 4 miles of track and 20 single-deck open trams. The single line connected the railway station with Sirsaya Ghat on the banks of the Ganges