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These modes of transportation may soon change one's travelling experience in Mumbai

Monorail, metro and hovercrafts are going to change the way Mumbaikars travel.

Mumbai Metro | As per the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority's (MMRDA) master plan, the mumbai metro will expand further. Currently, contsruction of metro lines between Dahisar (E) – D.N. Nagar, Colaba – BKC – SEEPZ, and Dahisar (E) – Andheri (E) is underway. Bidding to assign civil construction contractors is underway along these lines — D.N. Nagar – Mankhurd, Bhakti Park (Wadala) – Ghatkopar – Thane – Kasarvadavali, Thane – Bhiwandi – Kalyan. (Image courtesy: MMRD website)
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Mumbai Metro | As per the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority's (MMRDA) master plan, the mumbai metro will expand further. Currently, contsruction of metro lines between Dahisar (E) – D.N. Nagar, Colaba – BKC – SEEPZ, and Dahisar (E) – Andheri (E) is underway. Bidding to assign civil construction contractors is underway along these lines — D.N. Nagar – Mankhurd, Bhakti Park (Wadala) – Ghatkopar – Thane – Kasarvadavali, Thane – Bhiwandi – Kalyan. (Image courtesy: MMRD website)

Monorail | As of now, Phase I, Chembur – Wadala Depot, of the monorail is opeartional and Phase II, Wadala Depot – Jacob Circle is under construction. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Monorail | As of now, Phase I, Chembur – Wadala Depot, of the monorail is opeartional and Phase II, Wadala Depot – Jacob Circle is under construction. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

Versova-Bandra sea link | The VBSL is an important part of the coastal road project, which plans to connect south Mumbai to the western suburbs through a series of tunnels, sea links and reclaimed roads. The project is expected to be completed by 2020.
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Versova-Bandra sea link | The VBSL is an important part of the coastal road project, which plans to connect south Mumbai to the western suburbs through a series of tunnels, sea links and reclaimed roads. The project is expected to be completed by 2020.

Ropeway | Sewri-Elephanta Caves ropeway connectivity project is being proposed to be extended till Uran in Navi Mumbai so that people can easily take the highway to go towards Goa. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Ropeway | Sewri-Elephanta Caves ropeway connectivity project is being proposed to be extended till Uran in Navi Mumbai so that people can easily take the highway to go towards Goa. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

 Hovercrafts | Hovercraft, a car that can travel on land as well on water, will soon be the hot topic in Mumbai as the government is start hovercraft services here. CIDCO had also expressed plans of connecting Radio Club to Mumbai International Airport with a ‘hovercraft’. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)
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Hovercrafts | Hovercraft, a car that can travel on land as well on water, will soon be the hot topic in Mumbai as the government is start hovercraft services here. CIDCO had also expressed plans of connecting Radio Club to Mumbai International Airport with a ‘hovercraft’. (Image Courtesy: Reuters)

Metrino | Driverless pods, known as Metrino, may soon be introduced as a Personal Rapid Transit System (PRTS) to help locals in Thane commute to the nearest metro stations. The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) and the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) are planning to make this PRT sytem a reality. (Image Courtesy: PTR website)
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Metrino | Driverless pods, known as Metrino, may soon be introduced as a Personal Rapid Transit System (PRTS) to help locals in Thane commute to the nearest metro stations. The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) and the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) are planning to make this PRT sytem a reality. (Image Courtesy: PTR website)

Bullet train | India's first bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai will run at a maximum speed of 350 km per hour, covering the 508-km stretch in under three hours.
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Bullet train | India's first bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai will run at a maximum speed of 350 km per hour, covering the 508-km stretch in under three hours.

First Published on Feb 19, 2018 05:24 pm
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