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Is Equitable Transport Facility for Mumbai Possible?

Will Metro Plan really address the Mobility issues of Mumbai even after huge investment in Mumbai Metro? What about the hardship citizens will have to undergo during long construction phase? Will commuting in Mumbai ever be safe and comfortable leave aside pleasurable? Sudhir Badami questions Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) is about 460 square kilometer in size while the ...

Delta Video Wall for Mumbai Metro

Delta Displays, a division of the Delta Group, has provided a high-end Video Wall solution to the Operations Control Centre (OCC) of Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd. MMOPL has invested in Delta’s Lamp based video wall solution for its prestigious project in Mumbai. The DLP based rear projection lamp video wall offers crystal clear images, a controller capable of handling ...

Mumbai Metro captures commuters’ hearts

The long awaited Mumbai Metro, which was inaugurated on June 8 has won over many commuters who have been using other modes of transport. Travellers were impressed by the large stations, escalators and the courteous staff. Commuters felt that this was the cheapest mode of travel and a real blessing due to the air-conditioned service, given the city’s humid and ...

Mumbai Metro 70% complete

About 70% of the bridge work of Metro rail over Western Railway tracks near Andheri station is completed. The original deadline of Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar route (Phase 1) of Mumbai Metro was December 2012 but it has spilled over to next year as the work is yet to be completed. The bridge is 183 metre long and is being built in three ...

We need to give people a dignified environment: P K Das

Owing to the constant degeneration of urban conditions and decaying of life in urban areas, particularly in the city of Mumbai, many groups in the city have been trying to infuse more dignity and quality into the lives of people. These include several citizens’ movements, NGOs, organisations and neighbourhood committees. Their efforts and energy are the positive aspects in an ...

Mumbai Metro Car Depot nears completion

The Metro Car Depot for the Mumbai Metro being constructed at DN Nagar is expected to be opened by the end of this year. With an area of 9.75 hectare, the car depot will house the nerve centre of Mumbai Metro in the form of the Operation Control Centre (OCC). The OCC will be responsible for the efficient management of ...

Mumbai Metro-Connecting safely and efficiently

Mumbai Metro, Mumbai’s first Mass Rapid Transit System, will cross Andheri’s JOG flyover on Western Express Highway at a height of 22m by a Cable Stayed Bridge for its first line – the VAG corridor. Extended Pier caps have been designed to avoid Piers at the centre of any traffic junction to allow larger spans – a first in the world for Metro Projects. 16 trains will be put in service with a four coach unit carrying 1500 passengers, reducing the travel time from 90 to 21 minutes.

Mumbai Metro fares cheapest in world

When compared with the best 11 Metro services across the world, Mumbai Metro Rail fares will be the cheapest. For the first Metro Rail corridor from Versova to Ghatkopar, they will be between र6 and र10 while for the second corridor between Charkop and Mankhurd they will range between र8 to र24. According to Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), ...

New initiatives for carbon reduction

Mumbai will soon tread on a new city-wide low-carbon transport path that will facilitate it to avail of current carbon financing schemes. During a two day workshop organised by the Paris based Institute Veolia Environment (IVE) in Mumbai in September, international transport experts and regional authorities discussed how international investment could be harnessed to support the delivery of a city ...

Cable stayed-bridge

For its Mumbai Metro project on Jog Flyover across the Western Express Highway in Andheri, the Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL), a joint venture between Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra) and Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to erect a cable-stayed bridge. Construction of the 38-metre-high, 175-metre-long Bridge, is likely to be completed by February 2011.




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