Second Mumbai Metro project to take off on August 26

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Source:  http://indiatoday.intoday.in/

Mumbai will get the second Mumbai Metro Line, between Colaba and SEEPZ, Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday.

The ground-breaking ceremony for the Rs.23,000 crore, 33-km metro line will be held at Andheri on August 26, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said after a meeting with Naidu.

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide Rs.13,000 crore for the project which will be fully underground, he added.

Mumbai Metro Line III is the second mega project on the proposed metro rail network. The first, between Versova and Ghatkopar, has proved to be popular with Mumbaikars. More info

 

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