MMRDA appoints CEG-KNR JV as consultant for Depot construction in Mumbai Metro Line-6 project

In a significant move to enhance urban mobility within the Mumbai region, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has extended a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to the Consulting Engineers Group Ltd. & Korea National Railway JV. This partnership is set to offer General Consultant services for the Depot of the Mumbai Metro Line-6 project, promising a notable improvement in the city’s transportation landscape.

Tender Details:

  • Tender Reference Number: MMRDA/MPIU/ML6/CA 208
  • Name of Work: Appointment of General Consultant GC for civil works of Depot and essential staff quarters for Metro Line 6 Swami Samarthnagar to Vikroli EEH of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA at Kanjurmarg.
  • The Completion Period of the Contract is: 900 Days
  • The Awarded Value of the Tender is: Rs. 20,42,36,199/-

Introduction of Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli (EEH):

  • Metro Line-6, in between Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli(EEH) has been proposed to provide further inputs in the infrastructure of Greater Mumbai.
  • Proposed Metro line is 15.31 Km in length & running from Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli (EEH) passing through Jogeshwari, WEH, Powai.
  • This line is fully elevated and it connects Western Express & Eastern Express Highways. 
  • It gives interchange facilities at Adarsh Nagar of Line-2A, JVLR station of Line-7, Aarey Depot station of Line-3 and Gandhi Nagar of Line-4 at different locations.
  • It has 13 stations & most of the alignment is passing on the median of Jogeshwari-Vikhroli link road. 
  • Similar to other Metro lines it has Integrated ticketing system, Lifts, escalators & staircase facilities in addition to improved footpaths with rams for differently disabled and senior citizens.
  • From S.S.Nagar to Mahakali, out of 4.750 Km (approx.), 2.58 Km combined  Road flyover with Metro line will also be constructed on the same single pier at road median to provide an additional transport facility in collaboration with MCGM.
  • No major environmentally sensitive or archaeologically important areas are directly affected during the construction of this metro line.
  • The main benefit is time saving for travelling between Andheri to EEH by 30-45 minutes.


The realisation of Metro Line-6 is anticipated to save commuters between Andheri and EEH approximately 30-45 minutes of travel time, marking a significant advancement in Mumbai’s urban transport system.

Source: MMRDA – Tender Update | Image Credit (representational): MMRDA

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