Mumbai metroMumbai is one of the busiest metropolitan cities of India in terms of countless daily travelers. In order to maintain its image of most dynamic Indian city and to make the journey of those million travelers comfortable, who come to Mumbai from different parts of India and world. Maharashtra government has taken creditable steps to provide its people easy and convenient modes of commutation. One amongst them is building extensive metro system in Mumbai.
Reliance Mumbai Metro
The Mumbai Metro is a rapid transit system under construction which will be built in three phases over a period of 15 years, with overall completion expected in 2021. For the implementation of this project, a special purpose vehicle namely Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL) is formed, which is a joint venture between Reliance Infrastructure, Veolia Transport and Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). MMRDA holds 26% of equity share capital of MMOPL, Rinfra holds 69% and remaining 5% is held by Veolla Transport RATP Asia.
Line 1 of the Mumbai Metro Line 1 is operated by Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL), a joint venture between Reliance Infrastructure (69%), Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, (26%) and RATP Dev Transdev Asia, France (5%).
While lines 2, 4, 6, 7 (under construction), 5 and their extensions (bidding in progress) will be built by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the completely underground line 3 (also under construction) will be built by Mumbai Metro Railway Corporation Limited (MMRCL).
The total financial outlay for the expansion of the metro system beyond the currently operational Line 1 is ?82,172 crore (equivalent to ?980 billion or US$13.01 billion in 2020), to be funded through a mix of equity and bilateral, multilateral as well as syndicated debt. In another boost to connectivity, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to connect Mumbai and Virar with a Metro line.
Train Capacity is 1500 commuters in a 4 coach train (expandable to 2250 in a 6 coach train) Fire retardant interiors with stainless steel car body. Live CCTV surveillance system (1st time in Metro trains in India). Provision for commuter driver communication. Facilities for specially abled commuters
Mumbai Metro Map
With the completion of this project, people in Mumbai will be able to commute with ease and will also have a comfortable traveling experience.