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The Bombay high court on Monday gave an ultimatum to the Union government to decide on the formation of the Fare Fixation Committee (FFC) which will finalise fares for the Mumbai Metro by September 18, failing which, the court would decide on the issue.
Sources in the know said services on the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor, that is, Phase I of the Metro, would begin on Sunday, though there was no official confirmation from the operator, Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL) or the state agency, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).
The recent mishap at a Metro site on Andheri-Ghatkopar Road is also expected to affect the timetable . Work on the line has been stopped for a few days while a safety audit is carried out. MMRDA refused to comment on RInfra officials' assertions, just stating it had planned on getting the "right of way" as the project progressed.
Mumbai Alleging that safety measures taken by the Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL) — constructing the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro Rail Corridor-1 — are inadequate, Andheri-resident Monica Matani has moved the Bombay High Court to stay further construction and quash the No-Objection Certificate (NOC) granted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s Chief Fire Officer (CFO) last year.
The construction of a metro rail bridge above the existing Western Railway tracks near Andheri station , which sees huge train traffic daily, will decide when Mumbai's first metro line between Versova and Ghatkopar can be opened to public.