Metro running in Mumbai - Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro Route

The most awaited Mumbai Metro finally ran today. It is one of the most sought after project of Mumbai district. Mumbaikars are really happy to see this for a short period of time. CM of Maharashtra finally attended the event. There were many chief officials who became the witness of this Metro Inauguration. Let see some more info on the same.

Mumbai Metro Trial begins

The most interesting change in Mumbai transportation. Today 1st May 2013 Mumbai Metro Rail ran for the first trial. CM P. Chauhan had waved the green flag to run the train. Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) already inspected the route and happy to see the new venture running successfully in Ghatkopar Route.

Mumbai Metro backbites

If we see the reality of this project various problems persisiting all the time. Still there are work which has to be completed. Most of the tracks are not completed. The major problem of shifting the tenants where the Metro Track has spread over. There were some situations also arised where sikhs were seen opposing the Metro Rail because they have not given a proper relocations. The overhead installations are still pending for many routes.

Mumbai Metro consequences

It seems consequence are going to be hazardous. When people will be come angry on this then situations may lead to big trouble.

Mumbai Metro Route

The first route which is been on for the people are
Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar route.
It is 11 KM long and double lined. It has a standard Gauze. It has following type of ticketing facilities.

Single ride ticket
Multi-ride ticket
Stored value ticket
Tourist ticket



Author: Geeta25 May 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

I saw many pending work by Metro Rail. Thousands of crores are in vain if Maharashtra Government is unable to make it complete on time. As time passes the cost would be the Herculean Job.

Author: Arvind Kuril25 May 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

The routes are pending for several approvals and seems the problem of local residents are still in dilemma.

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