Date of Post: 06 July, 2018
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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