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MUMBAI METRO NEWS

Mumbai Metro 3 corridor: Frequent delays, stay on Aarey car shed push up cost to Rs 32,000 crore

January 30, 2020 2:32 am

Last year, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd had revised the cost to Rs 30,000 crore. Ten months later following a stay on construction of the car shed, MMRCL has further raised the cost to Rs 32,000 crore.

Soon, Mumbai Metro rakes to have dedicated bicycle parking stands

January 29, 2020 2:21 am

Under the proposal, a part of the initiative to ensure last-mile connectivity, dedicated space for parking six bicycles and as many wheelchairs will be created inside each coach on Metro line 2A (connecting D N Nagar to Dahisar), and Metro-7 line (connecting Dahisar East to Andheri East).

337 km of Mumbai Metro by 2026 will play key role in reducing congestion, says MMRDA Commissioner

January 20, 2020 9:09 pm

At present, MMRDA is implementing projects to the tune of Rs 1.5 lakh crore, around Rs 1.48 lakh crore of which includes mega projects like the Mumbai trans-harbor link.

Watch: Congress corporator threatens Metro station staffers, shouts at Express journalist

January 17, 2020 8:55 am

When two Metro staffers and two security guards tried to calm him down, and a security official informed him that the station was a silent zone, Chavan shouted back, saying, “I am a corporator, I will speak like I want to.”

Mumbai: In 10 months, Monorail sees 10% of expected ridership

January 11, 2020 8:49 am

The MMRDA had expected the daily ridership would increase to one lakh commuters after the entire route was thrown open to the people.

Pilot run: Metro One removes seats to increase passenger capacity

December 26, 2019 7:40 am

MMOPL operates Metro Line One connecting Ghatkopar and Versova. “This will create additional space in that coach accommodating 32 commuters instead of 16,” said a Metro One official.

Mumbai: Trial run on Metro 7, 2A corridors from Sept 2020, says MMRDA chief

December 22, 2019 6:35 pm

According to an MMRDA official, the civil construction work on the two Metro corridors, which commenced in 2016, is nearing completion.

Building direct subways to Metro 3 corridor stations may hit the hurdle of high premium

December 13, 2019 2:35 am

“Commercial buildings and government offices can afford to pay for such direct connectivity. But it is very tough for others to afford the construction of private subways to stations,” a senior MMRCL official said.

Maharashtra: Panel set up to examine if Aarey carshed can be shifted, report in 15 days

December 12, 2019 2:38 am

The four members are additional chief secretory (Finance), principle secretory (Environment), MD of Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation and the chief forest conservator of Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Borivali).

Supreme Court: No tree felling for Metro work in Thane for 2 weeks

December 03, 2019 2:52 am

A bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant said it was allowing the request only to enable the petitioner to suitably amend its petition pending before the Bombay High Court.

MUMBAI METRO PHOTOS

With plea and protests, Save Aarey campaign gathers momentum

September 11, 2019 7:10 am

Apart from the car shed for Metro line 3, a part of the Aarey Milk Colony -- which adjoins Sanjay Gandhi National Park -- will also be used to create Metro Bhavan, the nerve-centre for the 337-km network which is under construction.

PM Narendra Modi to Sant Rampal: The best of Indian Express photos

December 22, 2014 8:39 pm

22 photographs that showcase events from a water shed year in Indian history.

Mumbai metro train gets on track, Prithviraj Chavan launches services

June 08, 2014 8:43 pm

The service was launched by Chavan along with ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani.

Mumbai Metro to start within 7 days of Rail Board nod

May 04, 2014 5:12 pm

The final safety clearance certificate to launch Mumbai Metro's services have been received.