Work on 4 Mumbai Metro corridors likely to start in one year



MUMBAI: Work on four metro corridors that will boost north-south and east-west connectivity is likely to start in 12 months.

The state government has roped in the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) for the corridors. This does not include the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz (Metro III) underground corridor, work on which is slated to begin in early 2016.

MMRDA commissioner UPS Madan said, “The DPR can be prepared in six months and it is possible that work can begin on the ground in 12 months.” The state had earlier planned to execute a 40km underground corridor for Metro II (Dahisar-Charkop-Bandra-Mankhurd). The government has now decided to split it in stret…More info