Mumbai: Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said his government has not stopped any constructing initiatives initiated by the outdated regime, however is expediting their completion.
Speaking on the unveiling of recent bogies for Metro trains on Line 7 and 2A and hundreds of facilities, Thackeray said,
in the next three to four years, Mumbaikars will procure procure right of entry to to quiet transportation and pretty priced housing.
The Metro rail in Mumbai will complement the suburban railway machine and ease the strain on it, the executive minister said.
“The suburban railway is being reopened for public from 1 February and I entice voters to guarantee that there’s not any crowding and follow all COVID-19 security features,” he said.
Urban constructing minister Eknath Shinde said the trial runs for Andheri-Dahisar Metro route will originate quickly and the companies will birth in four months, benefitting 13 lakh commuters.
The continuing works of Metro in Mumbai may perchance be carried out by 2026 and by 2031, one crore commuters will use the Metro network, Shinde said.
The major indigenously-constructed Metro rail coach to be used for the Line 2A (Dahisar east to DN Nagar) and Line 7 (Andheri east to Dahisar east) arrived in Mumbai earlier this week.
The manufacturing company Bharat Earth Movers Restricted (BEML), has successfully delivered the predominant “Made in India” Metro rake from its Bengaluru facility.
On intervening night of Thursday (January 28) the rakes entered Mumbai city and used to be taken to the Charkop depot developed for constructed-in operations and purchase a watch on of both these Metro strains.
The Metro trial runs will originate from March and may perchance simply continue for a month, while the commercial operations are slated to birth from Would possibly perchance perhaps simply onwards.