October 18, 2020 10:44 am
The Monorail that was completely shut down on March 22 amid the pandemic-induced lockdown in the country will initially run 100 trips in a day. A call on running additional services will be determined by commuter response.
June 20, 2020 2:28 am
A statement by MMRDA late Thursday said to enable participation of Indian companies, the eligibility criteria would be revised, giving chance to manufacturing facilities working in India for the last 10 years on similar projects.
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.
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.