A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Mumbai metro traces, two routes have been opened for commuters on Friday.
Mumbai Metro rails – Metro 2A and Metro 7- was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on January 19. (Photograph: Sahil Chavan)
By Pankaj Upadhyay: Two Mumbai Metro traces – 2A and 7- opened for business and revenue-generating operations at 4 pm on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the newly-constructed two traces on Thursday.
The 2 metro traces 2A and seven have been granted security clearances by the Commissioner of Metro Rail Security (CMRS). Line 2A connects Dahanukarwadi in Kandivali to DN Nagar and line 7 connects Aarey Highway to the Andheri Freeway.
The newly launched railway traces will quantity to an enormous reduction to each day commuters, primarily between suburban areas of Andheri and Dahisar. The operations from Andheri East to Andheri West through the 2 metro traces, additional connecting with Metro 1 at each the East and West ends of Andheri, will save time for each day commuters.
The officers estimate a each day ridership of practically three to 4 lakh individuals on the 2 metro traces. It’s anticipated that the visitors on the highway, primarily on the Western Specific Freeway, and native trains might be relieved from swarming.
The metro trains would have a most velocity of 70 kilometres per hour. The metro rail can carry 2,280 passengers and has a capability of 380 passengers per coach, with a separate coach for woman passengers.
Every station may have CCTV cameras put in, safety techniques in place and feminine safety guards. The metros might be operated with out drivers. Nevertheless, they are going to be manned and officers will supervise the method for a month.