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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).
Mumbai’s Metro rail will begin running before April. Construction of the metro line stretching 12km and covering 12 stations has been completed, along with signal testing and system integration, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure Ltd said on Thursday.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said the state government would have to spend Rs 2,70,000 crore to beef up Mumbai’s transport infrastructure over the next 20 years to keep pace with rising demand.
A worker at the Metro site in Andheri (W) died on Thursday after he slipped and fell off a beam. He succumbed to injuries at a hospital. The incident comes within six days of an accident at a monorail site in Chembur where two labourers were killed late in the night.