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The metro train embarked on its journey along the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz (Metro 3) route, making its grand arrival in Dadar. (Photo: Times Now)

The metro practice launched into its journey alongside the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz (Metro 3) route, making its grand arrival in Dadar. (Picture: Occasions Now)

With 19 metro trains prepared and a capability for over 260 companies in Part I alone, Mumbai’s metro system is gearing as much as redefine city transportation within the area.

A metro practice on a trial run entered Mumbai for the primary time earlier this week, marking an enormous milestone for the town’s metro rail system.

The practice travelled efficiently all through the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz (Metro 3) route, arriving in Dadar. In keeping with The Occasions of India, the practice started its journey from the Aarey metro station.

Metro 3 is the one hall that may service commuters from south Mumbai, whereas the opposite under-construction corridors are within the Mumbai Metropolitan Area’s suburbs and different areas.

Director (Initiatives) for the town’s metro community company, Mumbai Metro Rail Company Ltd, SK Gupta acknowledged that the primary practice arrived at Dadar metro station at about 3 pm. “After just a few days, we can be to run trains extra often not solely upto Dadar however additional south until Siddhivinayak Metro station,” Gupta stated as quoted by The Financial Occasions.

Moreover, as soon as section II is accomplished as much as Acharya Atre Chowk in Worli, the Dadar and Siddhivinayak stations can be open to commuters. There are 10 stations in Part I (Aarey-BKC), however solely six in Part II (BKC-Acharya Atre Chowk).

In the meantime, the metro company has indicated that trials at the moment are going down between the Aarey and BKC stations. The metro practice could also be prolonged additional south as building develops. Full-fledged trials for Part II can even start as soon as the Part I hall is operational. As soon as the metro practice is operational as much as Acharya Atre Chowk, the metro company is anticipated to start preparations for the trial of section III, which can embody 17 stops or stations.

Moreover, the metro company states that it has 19 metro trains and is properly outfitted to run greater than 260 companies in section I between BKC and Aarey. In keeping with earlier bulletins, section I might open in April, section II in July, and section III by October.

However, the trial run’s improvement means that these deadlines is perhaps missed. After security certification and approvals are acquired from involved groups and departments, business operations will start.


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