CIDCO and Maha Metro inspect Metro line 1, deploy 20 expert engineers

Both CIDCO and Maha Metro are looking forward to speedy completion of work on the Navi Mumbai Metro.

Belapur-Pendhar/Navi Mumbai/PCMC: The Metro Line 1 of the Navi Mumbai Metro, was recently visisted and inspected by officials of both the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) and Maha Metro, to gauge the situation and amount of work remaining.

The team of officials was led by Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of CIDCO, and Brijesh Dixit, MD of Maha Metro, visiteed the Metro Line 1 on 23 February, 2021.

The Navi Mumbai Metro project promoted by CIDCO is consists of four elevated corridors connecting different nodes. Recently, a trial run of Metro line 1, which measures 11.1 kms was conducted successfully.

However, work on Navi Mumbai Metro had been very slow owing to the coronavirus pandemic and technical hurdles in 2020. As a result, work on stations 1 to 6 out of the 11 stations, had been delayed a lot.

In a bid to finish the work speedily on Navi Mumbai Metro Line 1, CIDCO roped in Maha Metro as engineers for the project, owing to their track record excellent work on the Nagpur Metro phase 1 and Pune Metro’s line 1 & 2.

Maha Metro has now deployed a team of 20 expert engineers to execute work in the earliest possible time. CIDCO has allocated an office at the Taloja Depot for the team which has already started working on various strategies.

The tentative dates of commercial operations of the Navi Mumbai Metro are December, 2021, for line 7 to 11, and December, 2022, for line 1 to 6, subject to obtaining safety certification from Commissioner, Metro Rail Safety (CRMS).

CIDCO and Maha Metro are positive about the newly set deadlines and ensure citizens of full-fledged metro services by the end of December, 2022.

Last Updated on March 5, 2021 by lp@admin

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