Mumbai Metro Railways in Mumbai Concept and History


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Mumbai Metro Railway


After the introduction of the metro railways (Indian nomenclature for the Tube rail) in Kolkata and Delhi,Mumbai Metro Railways in Mumbai Concept and History Mumbai came up as the third Indian city with the metro railways. Metro Railways in Mumbai are going to be started soon and people are waiting eagerly for the Mumbai Metro Railway to start. Gossips about the Mumbai Metro Railway are high and around all corners people are talking about Mumbai Metro Railway. Mumbai Metro Railway is the hot topic now in Mumbai. Mumbai people are excited about the commencement of the journey of the Metro Railways in Mumbai. Mumbai Metro Railways were inaugurated by the honourable President of India, Mrs. Pratibha Patil, on 18.08.2009.

Concept of Mumbai Metro Railways


Metro Railways in Mumbai, to be known as the Mumbai Metro Railways, will be one of the mass transports of Mumbai. The Mumbai Metro Railways will be a rapid transit system. Mumbai is the financial capital of India and the pressure in Mumbai life has greatly increased in the last few decades. However, due to geographical shortcomings, it was difficult for the mass transports in Mumbai to keep up with the rising passenger pressure. The suburban railways of Mumbai carry almost 7 million commuters every days but still the trains are overcrowded. Hence the Mumbai Metro Railways were needed.

The concept of Mumbai Metro Railways or the objective of Mumbai Metro RailwaysMumbai Metro Railways Inauguration is to provide mass transport in Mumbai in a low cost. The concept of Mumbai Metro Railways or the objective of Mumbai Metro Railways is to carry passengers in short distances. Yet another concept of Mumbai Metro Railways or the objective of Mumbai Metro Railways is to connect places around Mumbai which are not included in the route of the Mumbai Suburban Railway.

About Mumbai Metro Railways


Since the Metro Railways in Mumbai are now hot topics and everyone is discussing about Mumbai Metro Railways, asking about Mumbai Metro Railways and is looking for facts on Mumbai Metro Railways, MumbaiSpider here provides a few facts on Mumbai Metro Railways to answer the general queries about Mumbai Metro Railways.

Facts on Mumbai Metro Railways


Check out the following facts on Mumbai Metro Railways which will provide general information about Mumbai Metro Railways.

  • Locale of Mumbai Metro Railways: Mumbai
  • Transit type of Mumbai Metro Railways: Rapid transit
  • Number of lines in Mumbai Metro Railways: 2 (Phase 1)
  • Number of stations in Mumbai Metro Railways: 12
  • Daily ridership of Mumbai Metro Railways: 513,338 (2011)
  • Headquarters of Mumbai Metro Railways: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Operation of Mumbai Metro Railways Began: 2010 (line 1), under construction
  • Operator(s) of Mumbai Metro Railways: Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL)
  • Train length of Mumbai Metro Railways: 4-6 coaches
  • System length of Mumbai Metro Railways: 146.5 kilometers (91 mi) (planned)
  • Track gauge of Mumbai Metro Railways: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in) standard gauge
  • Electrification of Mumbai Metro Railways: 25 kV, 50 Hz AC through overhead
  • Average speed of Mumbai Metro Railways: 33 km/h (21 mph)
  • Top speed: 80 km/h (50 mph)





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