7 years in the making and finally a magnificent outcome. Presenting the Amazing Aamchi Mumbai Metro.
Mumbai Metro train crossing the cable-stayed bridge over the Western Express Highway.
Reliance & Government took 7 long years to create Mumbai Metro, but what they have created is far more than words. Mumbai has always delivered some of the hugest and breathtaking mega projects to its citizens in the past few years – be it Bandra Worli Sea Link, the Int’l Airport Terminal 2, SCLR or Monorail. This new world-class Mass Rapid Transit System adds a new flavor to the Magnificent City.
Mumbai Metro : Versova – Andheri – Ghatkoper corridor
The much-awaited 1stphase of Mumbai Metro kicks off from Sunday, 8th June 2014 for general public. It will run between Versova – Andheri – Ghatkoper corridor at 4 mins frequency and fare will range from Rs 10 to Rs 40. With an exception to make 200-250 trips per day between the western suburbs (Versova) to the central suburbs (Ghatkopar) of the city, Mumbai metro is estimated to cater around 12-15 lakh passengers daily with each train well designed to carry around 1500 passengers at a time.
So, will Mumbai Metro take the title of Mumbai’s Lifeline from the Legendary Mumbai Local Trains? Only time will tell. For now sit back, relax and take a ride of this beautiful journey with a famous song – Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan!