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Fadnavis calls for probe after Mumbai Monorail breaks down, stranding many

The Maharashtra government on Sunday initiated a probe after the breakdown of monorail services due to power disruption left around a dozen passengers stranded midway through their journey in suburban Mumbai.

Nod for girders above tracks to boost phase 2% of monorail

The monorail's second phase on the 10.24-km stretch between Wadala and Jacob Circle may gain momentum as the commissioner of railway safety (CRS), central circle, is likely to give approval to the MMRDA to launch girders above the railway tracks.

Faulty planning delays Mumbai monorail’s Phase II

MUMBAI: The second phase of monorail from Wadala Depot to Jacob Circle is likely to get delayed because of MMRDA's poor planning. The agency did not take into account the proposed additional railway tracks at Currey Road station while planning a viaduct over it.

Mumbai Metro not immune to ticketless travel

Due to the massive crowd at Versova, Andheri and Ghatkopar stations, there have been cases where three commuters have crossed the Automated Fare Collection (AFC) gate after one person swiped his token/smart card.

Women drivers for Mumbai's Metro and monorail

Women may have shattered the corporate glass ceiling a while ago, but there are certain niches, such as the public transport system, where female presence is hardly felt. Even this skewness is likely to be phased out soon, with more and more women eager to take matters-rather, wheels-in their hands.

Mumbai monorail to integrate Metro, local

The opening of the 19.54km corridor between Jacob Circle to Chembur in Mumbai some time later this year will announce the arrival of monorail in the country. The monorail is an extremely popular transport mode across the world for several years. But it is only now that many Indian cities are weighing it as a sustainable transport system in some of their busiest and congest parts.

Mumbai is in serious need of public transport management

The metro or monorail will take two more years to complete and will not address traffic congestion in most parts of Mumbai. Similarly, none of the much bandied road projects such as extension of the Sea Link (or is it the Coastal Road) the Santa Cruz-Chembur Link, the Peddar Road flyover, will be completed before 2013.

MMOPL mulls how to build bridge over Andheri rail tracks

As of now, the Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) is constructing the steel bridge by using pre-cast concrete segments in which a number of small segments are cast between two pillars. The Western Railway has agreed to provide blocks of about two to four hours per day for the construction work.

World Bank may fund Mumbai Trans Harbour Link project

The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link project that connects Sewri and Nhava port in Mumbai, is likely to get a boost as the World Bank has shown keen interest in funding the said project.

BMC, MMRDA spar over Metro

The Birhanmumbai Municipal Corporation and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) are back at loggerheads once again over the Maharashtra government's ambitious monorail and Metro projects.

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