Mumbai's first underground transit system
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Mumbai's first underground transit system

MUMBAI METRO

The Mumbai Metro is a grade separated rail-based Mass Rapid Transit System in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Except for Line 1, which is owned by Mumbai Metro One, and Line 3, which is owned by Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, all lines are owned by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

Line 1 Versova to Ghatkopar, Line 2A Dahisar to DN Nagar. Line 2B, DN Nagar to Mankhurd. Line 3, Cuffe Parade to SEEPZ. Line 4, Wadala to kasarvadavali. Line 4A, kasarwadavali to Gaimukh. Line 5, Thane to Bhiwandi and Kalyan in the eastern suburbs. Line 6, Lokhandwala to kanjurmarg. Line 7, Dahisar (East) to CSMIA International. Line 8, CSMIA International to NMIA. Line 9, Dahisar (East) to Mira- Bhayandar. Line 10, Gaimukh– Shivaji Chowk (Mira Road). Line 11, Wadala to CSMT. Line 12, Kalyan APMC to Taloja. Line 13, Shivaji Chowk (Mira Road)–Virar. Line 14, Vikhroli EEH to Badlapur.

Line 1 of the Mumbai Metro Line 1 is operated by Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL), a joint venture between Reliance Infrastructure (69%), Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, (26%) and RATP Dev Transdev Asia, France (5%). While lines 2, 4, 6, 7 (under construction), 5 and their extensions (bidding in progress) will be built by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the completely underground line 3 (also under construction) will be built by Mumbai Metro Railway Corporation Limited (MMRCL). The total financial outlay for the expansion of the metro system beyond the currently operational Line 1 is ₹82,172 crore (equivalent to ₹980 billion or US$13.01 billion in 2020), to be funded through a mix of equity and bilateral, multilateral as well as syndicated debt. In another boost to connectivity, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to connect Mumbai and Virar with a Metro line.

Since the entire train will be air-conditioned, commuters will be able to travel more comfortably, free from noise/dust pollution. It is uniquely positioned to attract more business investments and is also expected to result in employment generation during and after construction.

Once operational, it will be Mumbai's first underground transit system.

Mumbai metro is expected to have a daily ridership of around 1.5 million people – perhaps the highest in South Asia and one of the highest riderships all over the world – following closely to the Shanghai and Beijing metro systems in China.

The Mumbai Metro, when operational, will be the most advanced and expensive metro system in India and South Asia. It will be a blessing for the people of Mumbai.

MUMBAI METRO The Mumbai Metro is a grade separated rail-based Mass Rapid Transit System in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Except for Line 1, which is owned by Mumbai Metro One, and Line 3, which is owned by Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, all lines are owned by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). Line 1 Versova to Ghatkopar, Line 2A Dahisar to DN Nagar. Line 2B, DN Nagar to Mankhurd. Line 3, Cuffe Parade to SEEPZ. Line 4, Wadala to kasarvadavali. Line 4A, kasarwadavali to Gaimukh. Line 5, Thane to Bhiwandi and Kalyan in the eastern suburbs. Line 6, Lokhandwala to kanjurmarg. Line 7, Dahisar (East) to CSMIA International. Line 8, CSMIA International to NMIA. Line 9, Dahisar (East) to Mira- Bhayandar. Line 10, Gaimukh– Shivaji Chowk (Mira Road). Line 11, Wadala to CSMT. Line 12, Kalyan APMC to Taloja. Line 13, Shivaji Chowk (Mira Road)–Virar. Line 14, Vikhroli EEH to Badlapur. Line 1 of the Mumbai Metro Line 1 is operated by Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL), a joint venture between Reliance Infrastructure (69%), Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, (26%) and RATP Dev Transdev Asia, France (5%). While lines 2, 4, 6, 7 (under construction), 5 and their extensions (bidding in progress) will be built by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the completely underground line 3 (also under construction) will be built by Mumbai Metro Railway Corporation Limited (MMRCL). The total financial outlay for the expansion of the metro system beyond the currently operational Line 1 is ₹82,172 crore (equivalent to ₹980 billion or US$13.01 billion in 2020), to be funded through a mix of equity and bilateral, multilateral as well as syndicated debt. In another boost to connectivity, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to connect Mumbai and Virar with a Metro line. Since the entire train will be air-conditioned, commuters will be able to travel more comfortably, free from noise/dust pollution. It is uniquely positioned to attract more business investments and is also expected to result in employment generation during and after construction. Once operational, it will be Mumbai's first underground transit system. Mumbai metro is expected to have a daily ridership of around 1.5 million people – perhaps the highest in South Asia and one of the highest riderships all over the world – following closely to the Shanghai and Beijing metro systems in China. The Mumbai Metro, when operational, will be the most advanced and expensive metro system in India and South Asia. It will be a blessing for the people of Mumbai.

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