Delayed metro line to start in phases

By Accommodation Times Bureau

Mumbai’s first Metro line, the 12 km Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar as we all know is delayed by dates but may be made operational in phases by March 2013 deadline. MMRDA commissioner Rahul Asthana said,’ in case of delay in work services will start on part of the route from Versova to Andheri airport station an 8 km stretch. Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL) is trying hard to finish its work, however in case delayed in completing of roofing of stations and constructions of a technical room.

Asthana added, ‘’At Andheri airport, there will bee facility for the Metro to cross over from one track to another in order to take U-turn. This will help in starting the Metro’s commercial run between Versova and the airport station in case of delay.

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