Date of Post: 23 Dec, 2017
Mumbai: The MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) has envisaged an investment of Rs 62,943 crore for developing 157 km of metro rail corridor in Mumbai. Already, the MMRDA is implementing three metro projects including 33km Colaba-Bandra-Seepz, 18.5 km Andheri (East)-Dahisar (East) metro 7 & 16.5 km Dahisar (West) to DN Nagar metro-2A corridor. The project cost of metro-7 is Rs 6,208 crore, while metro-2A corridor costs Rs 6,410 crore.
Construction Of 3 More Corridors-
- MMRDA said in a statement, the construction of three more corridors, 23.5km DN Nagar to Mandale (Metro-2B), 32 km Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavali (Metro-4) & 14.5km Swami Samarth Nagar-Vikhroli (via JVLR) (Metro-6), is expected to be taken up this coming year.
- The Metro-2B corridor having 22 stations is worth Rs 10,986 crore, while the metro-4 corridor with 32 stations will cost Rs 14,549 crore & the metro-6 corridor with 13 stations will cost Rs 5,566 crore.
4 More Metro Corridors Soon-
- MMRDA said, also it will soon undertake four more metro corridors-
- 24-km Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan metro-5 corridor with 17 stations (Rs 8,417 crore)
- 8-km Wadala to GPO metro-8 corridor (Rs 2,400 crore)
- 9-km Andheri (E) to Bandra (E) metro-9 (Rs4,500 crore)
- 11-km Dahisar (East) to Mira-Bhayandar metro-10 corridor (Rs 3,908 crore)
- MMRDA Metropolitan Commissioner UPS Madan said,”All these corridors are expected to serve more than 40 lakh commuters in the year 2021 from more than 160 metro stations in the city and the metropolitan region.”
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