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Mumbai: 2 more Monorail trains from March

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.

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.

Gone off the rails: How and why the Mumbai Monorail project flopped

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.

In first week, Mumbai monorail carries 1.98 lakh commuters

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.

Mumbai Monorail phase II sees dip in ridership on day 2 of commercial operations

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.

Two more Metro lines in the works, one to connect CSIA with NMIA

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.

Mumbai: Day after inauguration, glitch hits Monorail, services halted for 1 hour

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.

Phase 2 inaugurated, entire 19.48-km Monorail now ready for commuters

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.

Mumbai: Monorail employees call off strike, ridership up by 30,000 in 3 days

January 12, 2019 7:40 am

On Friday morning, Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, Sanjay Khandare, met monorail employees and accepted their demands.

Mumbai: Monorail services resume after 10 months

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.

MUMBAI MONORAIL PHOTOS

Monorail joyride begins for Mumbaikars, nearly 20,000 take ride on Day 1

February 03, 2014 10:26 am

The first day of India’s first monorail saw an unprecedented response from Mumbaikars.

Monorail service set to kick-off in Mumbai

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.