Mumbai Metro-1 provides no relief for T2 passengers


By Neha LM

While the city’s Metro and Monorail were planned and designed to improve integrated transport system in Mumbai, the ground reality has not changed much for commuters.

Travellers who hoped that the Airport Road station of Metro line 1 would help them reach the international airport (T2) faster have been left disappointed.

Last week, this mid-day reporter posed as a commuter trying to reach the airport. However, it proved to be a tough task to convince an auto rickshaw driver to take her to Terminal 2.

It took 20 minutes of waiting to find a driver willing to travel the 1.6 km (distance between the Metro station and T2). More info