Bandra Worli Sea Link - Details, How to reach and pictures


Bandra Worli Sea Link is an engineering marvel and the first of its kind in India. This resource gives all the details about the Bandra Worli Sea Link in Mumbai. It also gives an idea about how to reach this sea link. Some images of the Bandra Worli Sea Link are also attached

Bandra Worli Sea Link



Bandra Worli Sea Link



Bandra Worli Sea Link - Details



Bandra Worli Sea Link

Official name: Rajiv gandhi Sea link
Approximate cost: Rs.1600 crores
Inauguration: 30th June, 2009 at the hands of Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of UPA
Average daily traffic: 40,000 vehicles
Number of lanes: 8
Height: 126m(420ft)
Material used: concrete, pylon towers and cables.
Total length: 5.6km
Toll: Rs.50 one time
Rs. 75 return toll


Bandra Worli Sea Link - Why it was built


The Bandra and the Worli suburbs of Mumbai are very populated areas. A lot of people travel from Bandra to Worli. The estimated distance through land is about 9km and the existing road had to bear a vehical rate of almost 1,20,000 on a busy traffic day. This is bound to create huge traffic problems and traffic jams. It took almost 40 minutes to 1 hour to reach from Bandra to Worli earlier. With the Bandra Worli Sea Link, the entire dedicated 5.6km 8 lane road ensures that traffic is diverterted through this route. It takes just about 6-7 minutes to reach Worli from Bandra or vice versa.


Bandra Worli Sea Link - How to reach



Bandra Worli Sea Link

If you have a private car, all you have to do is keep following the western express highway until Bandra. The complete 8 lane road will take you across the Bandra Worli Sea Link and you will be mesmerise by the sight of the sea link.

1. From Worli side
To go to the Bandra Worli Sea Link, from the Worli side,
nearest railway station: Lower Parel distance: 5.6km
nearest bus stop: Parel distance: 4km

1. From Bandra side
To go to the Bandra Worli Sea Link, from the Bandra side,
nearest railway station: Bandra west distance: 5.6km
nearest bus stop: Bandra reclamation area distance: 2km



Bandra Worli Sea Link - A view of Mumbai



Bandra Worli Sea Link - Mumbai view

If you are on the Bandra side, halt at the road just before the toll plaza. Have a look at the mesmerising sight of Mumbai suburb. The buildings and the view makes you wonder whether you are in India or abroad. It feels very pleasant from this view. If you plan to visit Mumbai, do not miss this engineering marvel


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