Mumbai: The Western Railway (WR) on Wednesday threw open a 73 metre long FoB (Foot-over Bridge). Work on the 6 metre wide FoB was initiated on September 29 last year. The FoB connects Parel station and new platforms of Parel Terminus.
The FoB construction work got over on Tuesday and it was opened for passengers on Wednesday, WR Chief PRO Ravinder Bhakar said.
Bhakar said, the FOB has been built at a cost of Rs 9.85 crore and is in addition to the FOB constructed by the Army recently at the northern end.
He said, it will enable commuters to travel between Elphinstone Road and Parel stations from both ends.
He said,”Western Railway floated the work tender on November 6, 2017 and the Letter of Acceptance was issued the next day. The construction work commenced on November 8.”
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