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Navi Mumbai: First Metro Line To Start Soon, Here’s All You Need to Know – News18


Curated By: Shahrukh Shah

Last Updated: October 12, 2023, 10:02 IST

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Earlier, it was reported that the much-awaited project had to go through a lot of difficulties as it was witnessing multiple issues related to legal, financial, technical and contractor.

In order to provide a seamless travel expirence in Mumbai Mumbai, the government is all set to kickstart Metro Line 1, which will be spread over 11.1 km. It has been reported that the upcoming metro will connect Belapur to Pendhar.

As per the details shared by the City and Industrial Development Corporation CIDCO, the project is expected to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister in October. However, the official details are yet to be shared by the concerned authorities.

Navi Mumbai Metro Line

It has been informed that the upcoming metro line will have more than 10 stations including Sector-7 Bela-pur, Belapur, Science Park, Sector 11 Kharghar, Utsav Chowk, Central Park, Sector 14 Kharghar, Sector 34 Kharghar, Petha-pada, Pendhar Terminal and Panch-nand.

Navi Mumbai Metro Line Funding

Apart from this, the metro line will feature two traction substractions at Panchanand and Kharghar. The maintenance depot will be at Taloja. To give financial support to the project, CIDCO has obtained a Rs 500 crore credit from the ICICI Bank. In order to overcome the budgetary issues, CIDCO also set aside the specific land for the Navi Mumbai Metro Project Metro project in the 2022-23 budget.

Navi Mumbai Metro Line Major Issues

Earlier, it was reported that the much-awaited project had to go through a lot of difficulties as it was witnessing multiple issues related to legal, financial, technical and contractor.



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