February 09, 2020 12:58 am
“To achieve the expected ridership target - about one lakh commuters daily - the time gap between two Monorail services should be cut down to two minutes. And to achieve this target, the MMRDA will add two more trains,” a senior MMRDA officer said.
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.
August 12, 2019 7:17 am
The Monorail was hailed as the panacea for Mumbai’s transportation woes. Shoddy planning has turned the project into a white elephant. The Indian Express finds out how and why it has flopped.
March 13, 2019 4:28 am
A senior MMRDA official said that currently only four rakes are functioning. Now, the frequency or the time gap between two Monorail services is 22.8 minutes.
March 06, 2019 4:44 am
The second phase, which was inaugurated Sunday by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, connects Sant Gadge Chowk to Wadala. The CM had expressed hope that the new phase will give a much-needed boost to the full monorail corridor.
March 05, 2019 12:50 am
At least 12 lines in the planned Metro rail network offer connectivity to or in the MMR, including the Bhiwandi-Thane-Kalyan line and the Mira Road-Bhayander-Virar line.While civil works are underway for some of these lines, work at others will start in September.
March 05, 2019 12:49 am
Another passenger, Ram Chandra Gawli, who took the train from Mint colony station, said the frequency of the trains should be increased. “There is almost 20-minute gap between two trains,” he said.
March 04, 2019 1:31 am
Authorities believe now that the entire line has been inaugurated, it will become a popular mode of transport for commuters. The entire line will open for public use on Monday.
January 12, 2019 7:40 am
On Friday morning, Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, Sanjay Khandare, met monorail employees and accepted their demands.
September 02, 2018 4:18 am
The monorail, running on the 8.9-km corridor, was flagged off at 6 am from Wadala by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s (MMRDA) Deputy Commissioner, Dilip Kawathkar.
February 03, 2014 10:26 am
The first day of India’s first monorail saw an unprecedented response from Mumbaikars.
January 30, 2014 7:31 pm
The much-awaited Mumbai monorail will be inaugurated on Saturday and will be opened to the public on Sunday.