Maharashtra Cabinet Approves Metro Line-9 and Metro-7A Projects for Mumbai

Maharashtra Cabinet Approves Metro Line-9 and Metro-7A Projects for Mumbai

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Date of Post: 12 Sep, 2018

Mumbai: The Maharashtra cabinet on Tuesday approved the implementation of two Metro rail projects – Dahisar-Mira Bhayander and Andheri-Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International (CSMI) airport – collectively worth Rs 6,607 crore. Metro line-9 will be Dahisar-Mira Bhayander route, while Metro-7A will be Andheri-CSMI airport route, an official from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said.

More Information:

  • Both the routes are together 13.5 km long.
  • The MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority) has been empowered to raise funds for the projects.
  • The Metro line-9 route will be 10.41 km elevated corridor and will have 11 stations, while the extension of Metro-7 Andheri-CSMI airport (Metro-7A) will be 3.17 km long in which 2.11 km will be underground.
  • The cabinet also gave its nod to setting up a food technology college in Yavatmal and Walwa taluka in Sangli district.
  • The CMO official said,”The college will be set up at a cost of Rs 102 crore.”
  • 130 new posts will be created and the college will have a capacity to enrol 40 students every year, the CMO official added.

To know more about recent developments of Mumbai Metro-

10 Sep, 2018 : Mumbai Metro-3 Update: MMRC To Complete First Tunnel of Metro-3 project this Month

10 Sep, 2018 : Mumbai Metro-7 Update: Contractors To Design, Install Tracks for Metro-7 Appointed

22 Aug, 2018 : Mumbai Metro-3 Update: MMRC Commissions 11th TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine) in Mumbai Metro 3 Project


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