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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Feedback sought on Metro III line

MMRDA officials have sought suggestions from the public for Mumbai Metro's third line. The line, which is expected to be underground from Colaba-Mahim-BKC-Seepz, is expected to cost Rs 18,000 crore and will be 33 km long, making it the longest metro line planned for the city.

Rail-cum-road vehicle for Metro line emergencies

The Mumbai Metro will have a special rail-cum-road vehicle to repair its metro cars in case of an emergency. The Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd, which is constructing the city’s first Metro line running through Versova-Andheri- Ghatkopar, has bought a vehicle that can move on the road as well as on the Metro tracks.

Mumbai metro: Fare fixation panel invites suggestions

Almost a month after it was set up, the fare fixation committee (FFC) for the city's first Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar metro has invited representations and proposals from the public as well as state agencies for determining the fares.

Mumbai waterlogged after 2 days of non-stop rain, lakes not yet full

Following incessant rain in Mumbai, chronic flooding spots like Hindmata, Mahim junction, Kurla west and Chembur have been waterlogged. The BMC disaster management, however, has maintained that the situation is under control.

Pay up for using rail FOB

Commuters on the newly opened Metro railways are facing a strange new problem at Ghatkopar station — they now have to pay a fee to cross the foot over bridge (FOB) while exiting the station.

Delay in completing Metro work costs MMRDA Rs 200 crore

The delay in completing work on the Metro line is not only affecting Mumbaiites, but is also burning a hole in the pockets of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

Why are Mumbai’s big-ticket projects always controversial?

The proposed hike in Mumbai metro fare, following recommendations by the Centre-appointed Fare Fixation Committee (FFC), has become a tricky issue for both the state and the Centre even as commuters continue to react angrily to the steep hike.

Mumbai Metro gets a footfall of 1 crore commuters in less than a month

The city's newest mass transit system, the Mumbai Metro, has notched up a tally of one crore commuters, in less than a month since it began its operation.

Delhi Metro’s Mandi House-Central Secretariat line opens

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) added yet another feather in its cap when the Central Secretariat to Mandi House route was thrown open to public on Thursday.

Mumbai Metro 3 to be launched on Tuesday

The ground breaking ceremony for the third line of Mumbai metro would be held on Tuesday. The 32.5 km line will connect Colaba in South Mumbai with Andheri in Western suburbs. It would be the first metro line in the city, which would be fully underground.