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Jaipur is well connected with all over Rajasthan and India through Air, Rail and Road links. It is also connected with some of international cities through Air.

Road Transportation
The city of Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan and is centrally located. National Highway No.8 links Delhi to Mumbai, National Highway No.12 links to Kota and National Highway No.11 links Bikaner to Agra, passing through Jaipur district with a total length of 366 km. The total length of different types of roads in the district was approximately 4,102 km in March 2000.RSRTC operates bus service to all the parts of Rajasthan and New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh. Bus service is operated from Sindhi camp, Jawahar nagar bus stand, Durgapura bus stand, Sodala bus stand.

City Bus
City buses are operated by Jaipur City transport Services Limited (JCSTL) of RSRTC under JNNURM. The total number of city buses being operated stands more than 300. It includes both regular buses and low-floor buses. There are 3 bus depots Vaishali Nagar, Vidyadhar Nagar and Sanganer. The city bus service covers whole city. A Hop on Hop off Bus Service is also proposed for tourists.

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Jaipur BRTS
Jaipur Bus Rapid Transit Service was approved by government in August 2006 for implementation.The responsibility for managing Jaipur BRTS has been given to JCSTL, a Special Purpose Vehicle formed by Jaipur Development Authority and Jaipur Nagar Nigam in a joint venture. The BRTS is expected to cater to city's growing traffic for next 15-20 years. In Phase I, two corridors have been proposed.

Sikar Road to Tonk Road - North-South Corridor
Ajmer Road to Delhi Road - East-West Corridor

A section of North-South Corridoor from C-Zone Bypass near Harmada to Pani Pech became operational in 2010.

Train Transportation
Jaipur Railway Station is the headquarters of the North Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. It has direct trains on the broad gauge network to all major cities in Rajasthan and India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Kota, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Gandhinagar, Pune, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Nagpur, Raipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Patna, Trivendrum etc. and metre gauge network to Sri Ganganagar, Churu and Sikar. One of India's most famous and luxurious trains The Palace on Wheels, also makes a scheduled stop in Jaipur.

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Jaipur Metro
Am ambitious rapid transit rail project by the name Jaipur Metro is under progress. It will provide means of faster commutation for the city residents. It is expected to be operational by 2014.

Royal Trains for Tourists
Palace on Wheels is the most luxurious and Royal train that attracts tourists from America, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Japan, Australia and many other countries. Indian Railways and Tourism Department of Rajasthan conduct tour jointly for this Royal train.

Palace on Wheels runs through the various places of tourist attraction in Rajasthan. The train is truly looks like a Palace and provides Royal luxury. Royal coaches and saloons of previous Maharajas of Rajasthan are renovated to suit the modern style in this Palace on Wheels. It runs through Jaipur.

Air Transportation
Jaipur International Airport is situated in its satellite town of Sanganer, at a distance of 10 km from city center and offers sporadic service to major domestic and international locations. The Terminal 1 is used for both international and domestic flights, while Terminal 2 is reserved for domestic carriers.

The airport handled 255704 international and 1267876 passengers in 2009-2010. Jaipur Airport also provides air cargo services. The up-gradation of airport has offered improved connectivity and wider choice of services to air travellers, boosting both international tourism and economic development of the region. Frequently, during winter, many flights for Indira Gandhi International Airport are diverted to Jaipur airport due to heavy fog in Delhi.
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