Mumbai: The Western Railway (WR) has widened a Foot Over Bridge (FOB) at Borivali station in a “record 2 months time”, a senior official claimed. WR spokesperson Ravinder Bhakar said,”The WR has proved that passenger safety is of utmost priority and it is evident by the completion of widening work of the FOB at Borivali station in record two months.”
The spokesperson said,”The extension of 12m wide FOB and widening by 3m at Borivali at a total cost of Rs 2.35 crore was sanctioned by General Manager on out of turn basis. This tender was opened on November 14 last year and the work began from November 19.”
The spokesperson added,”Our engineers have completed this task in a record time of two months and the FOB is set to be opened on January 20.”
Borivali railway station is one of the major stations of WR as several outstation trains halt there.
Also, it is one of the terminus station for suburban trains.