Mumbai to get two new Metro strains 2A, 7 in early April

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Trial run of Mumbai Metro Line 2A and seven, which runs on the Western Categorical Freeway, in Mumbai.


  • Mumbai to get two new Metro strains
  • The 2 new Metro strains shall be purposeful 8 years after town acquired its first line
  • First elevated 11.4 km lengthy hall, Mumbai Metro One Blue Line 1, was inaugurated on June 8, 2014

Nearly 8 years after the nation’s monetary capital acquired its first east-west Mumbai Metro One hall, two new strains are set to be partially open quickly for the folks, a high official stated on Monday.

Mumbai Metropolitan Area Growth Authority (MMRDA) Commissioner S.V.R. Srinivas instructed IANS that the 2 new strains – Metro 2A and Metro 7 – shall be operational in early April and the precise date shall be introduced in a day or so.

Each strains are absolutely elevated and Metro 2A, working from Dahisar west to D.N. Nagar (Andheri west), and Metro 7, from Dahisar east to Andheri east, would immensely profit the folks within the north-western suburbs.

The MMRDA is known to have secured the ultimate nod of Commissioner of Metro Rail Security after complying with all the necessities for the undertaking which has crossed a number of tentative deadlines since October 2021 for launching business operations.

“#MMRDA caresses the spirit of Mumbai! The monetary capital of India getting commuter pleasant. #Mumbai Metro 20 km0 #Metro Strains 2A andA7 preparing for us all! MMRDA welcomes Mumbaikars,” the MMRDA stated in a tweet earlier within the day.

Metro 7 is 33.50 km lengthy with 29 stations when absolutely accomplished and Metro 2A shall be 18 km lengthy with 17 stations en route.

Working parallel to the Western Categorical Freeway, the Western Railway suburban part, the S. V. Street and the Hyperlink Street, the 2 new Metro Strains are supposed to cut back highway congestion and overcrowding within the native trains by upto one-third.

The event comes practically 10 months after Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, together with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and Income Minister Balasaheb Thorat, flagged off the trial runs of those two strains final Might.

The primary elevated 11.4 km lengthy hall, Mumbai Metro One Blue Line 1, was inaugurated on June 8, 2014, connecting Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar within the japanese and western suburbs of Mumbai.

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