Mumbai Monorail to start today

Most awaited Mumbai Monorail will be starting soon from 1-Feb-2014. First phase service will run between Wadala and Chembur. Mumbai Monorail will be inaugurated by hon CM of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan on 31-Jan-2014.

Mumbai Monorail logo

 

First Monorail Arrives in Mumbai

Phase 1 Fare Chart of Mumbai Monorail

Mumbai Monorail ticket Fare chart

Some interesting facts about Mumbai Monorail.

Monorail System

  • Safe and efficient mode of urban transport
  • Negotiates sharper curves, steeper gradients
  • Ideal for congested urban areas
  • Passenger capacity up to 20,000 PHPD
  • Project by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)

Monorail Benefits

  • Faster connectivity between Wadala and Chembur
  • Reduces travel time by 50% (approximately 21 minutes to travel from Wadala to Chembur)
  • Impetus to growth along the corridor
  • Reduces congestion on roads
  • Environment-friendly, derailment-proof, noiseless system

Monorail Features

  • Air-conditioned Coaches with computer based interlocking
  • Affordable fare structure
  • Lifts for differently abled
  • Automatic Train Protection and Control
  • Automatic Fare Collection System
  • 4 train coaches in each monorail
  • 568 Passenger capacity per monorail trip
  • Average Speed is 31 Km.
  • Max Speed monorail can run is 80 Km.

Timings

  • Trains will run from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The timing will be increased to 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight later
  • Initial frequency will be every 15 minutes. The frequency will be reduced to 9 minutes later

Phase 1 Stations (8.93 KM distance)

  1. Wadala Depot
  2. Bhakti Park
  3. Mysore Colony
  4. Bharat Petroleum
  5. Fertilizer Township
  6. VPN and RC Marg Junction
  7. Chembur

Phase 2 Stations (will be ready early 2015) (11.2 KM distance)

  1. GTB Nagar
  2. Antop Hill
  3. Acharya Aatre Nagar
  4. Wadala Bridge
  5. Dada East
  6. Naigaon
  7. Ambedkar Nagar
  8. Mint Colony
  9. Lower Parel
  10. Sant Gadge Maharaj Chowk

Here is  Temporary and Tentative Timetable of Monorail:

Mumbai Monorail

 

GTB Nagar Monorail Security Check

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  1. SUPER !!! WE HAVE INTERNATIONAL AMBIENCE IN TRAVELLING

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