Shri S.V.R. Srinivas, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA reviews Metro Train trial run for Mumbai Metro Line-2A & Line 7 project

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Shri S.V.R. Srinivas IAS, Metropolitan Commissioner, reviewed the Trial Run with an onboard inspection of the Metro Train trial run & electronic systems. Shri S.V.R. Srinivas IAS, also inspected the functioning of the Charkop Metro Depot, the Operations & Maintenance hub for Metro Line 2A & Line 7. 

  • The Metropolitan Commissioner held a review meeting at the Charkop Metro Depot with the officials from different agencies.
  • With the Metro Catch Up Plan, the Metropolitan Commissioner has instructed the team to put extra effort to speed up the Trial Runs.
  • In today’s visit, the Metropolitan Commissioner reviewed the results of braking & acceleration system tests in addition to inspecting other key features of the metro train.
  • Along with the Metro Trial Run, the Metropolitan Commissioner on 29.09.2021 also reviewed several ongoing tests. 
  • Including the Station testing for passenger facilities such as lifts, escalators, passenger information systems, platform screen doors, and AFC gates.

Metro Line 2B Progress:

  • Meanwhile, on 16.09.2021, Metropolitan Commissioner conducted an extensive review meeting with the officials working on Metro Line 2B and also visited the Diamond Garden Metro Station & Ilfs Metro Station to examine project progress.
  • At this review meeting, Shri S.V.R. Srinivas IAS, instructed the engineers to initiate systematic barricading on the Metro Line 2B stretches in order to maintain proper traffic flow & avoid any inconvenience to the citizens.
  • During the site visit, Shri. S.V.R. Srinivas IAS, held an on-site meeting with the engineers & emphasized on following the timelines to make sure that there are no delays in implementing the Catch-Up Plan.
  • Discussions related to completing the station designs were also in focus during this visit.
  • During this site visit, the Metropolitan Commissioner briefed the officials to relocate the trees that will be affected by the project to allotted lands & vacant spots without harming the exotics species at the location.

Mumbai Metro Line 2A (Dahisar – D.N. Nagar):

  • Metro Line 2A from Dahisar to D N Nagar is 18.589 km. long elevated corridor with 17 stations.
  • It shall provide interconnectivity among the existing Western Express Highway, Western Railway, Metro Line 1 (Ghatkopar to Versova), the ongoing Metro Lines 2B (D N Nagar to Mandale) & 7 (Andheri (E) to Dahisar (E)) and the proposed Metro Line 6 (Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli).
  • It shall facilitate smooth and efficient interchange with the suburban rail system and MRT system at Dahisar and D N Nagar.
  • It shall provide connectivity between the Western, Central Mumbai and the Northern suburban Mumbai.
  • It shall provide rail based access to the commercial and geographical landmarks in Mumbai.
  • It shall reduce the current travel time by anything between 50% and 75% depending on road conditions.

Mumbai Metro Line 7 (Andheri East – Dahisar East):

  • Metro Line 7 from Andheri (E) to Dahisar (E) is 16.475 km. long elevated corridor with 13 stations.
  • It shall provide interconnectivity among the existing Western Express Highway, Western Railway, Metro Line 1 (Ghatkopar to Versova), the ongoing Metro Line 2A (Dahisar to D N Nagar) and the proposed Metro Line 6 (Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli).
  • It shall facilitate smooth and efficient interchange with the suburban rail system and MRT system at Andheri, JVLR and Dahisar.
  • It shall provide connectivity between the Central Mumbai and the Northern suburban Mumbai.
  • It shall provide rail based access to the Mumbai International Airport (CSIA), SEEPZ, National Park and other commercial and geographical landmarks.
  • Dedicated Depot is planned at Dahisar to the extent of 15 Ha.
  • It shall reduce the current travel time by anything between 50% and 75% depending on road conditions.

Recent Tenders:

Recently, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited the following tenders:

  • Tender Ref No.: MMRDA/TC/0002570
    • Name of work: Appointment of Contractor for Construction of Linkway FOBs at Metro Line-7 Stations Phase 1 (Part- B): Overipada & Rashtriya Udyan (North).
    • Bid document download: From 09.09.2021 To 04.10.2021
    • Pre-Bid Meeting: 23.09.2021
    • Date of Closing: 04.10.2021
    • Date of Opening: 07.10.2021
  • Tender Ref No.: MMRDA/Metro-PIU/0002569
    • Name of Work: Appointment of Green Building Consultant for providing IGBC (MRTS) Advisory and Certification services to MMRDA for Metro Lines 4,4A & 6 comprising of 45 Metro stations for obtaining IGBC platinum rating.
  • Tender Ref No.: MMRDA/Metro-PIU/0002567
    • Name of Work: Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Station Elements for 17 Elevated Stations viz. Dahisar (E), Upper Dahisar, Kandarpada, Mandapeshwar, Eksar, Borivali (W), PahadiEksar, Kandivali (W), Dahanukarwadi, Valnai, Malad (W), Lower Malad, Pahadi Goregaon, Goregaon (W), Oshiwara, Lower Oshiwara & Andheri (W) of Line 2A (Dahisar East to Andheri West) of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA.
    • Estimated cost: INR 4,48,51,064/-
    • Earnest Money: INR 2,24,255/-
    • Contract Period: 4 Months
  • Tender Ref No.: MMRDA/Metro-PIU/0002566
    • Name of Work: Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Station Elements for 12 Elevated Stations viz. Gundavali, Mogra, Jogeshwari (East), Goregaon (East), Aarey, Dindoshi, Kurar,Poisar, Magathane, Devipada, Rashtriya Udyan and Ovaripada of Line 7 (Andheri East to Dahisar East) of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA.
    • Estimated cost: INR 3,16,00,751/-
    • Earnest Money: INR 1,58,004/-
    • Contract Period: 4 Months

Source: MMRDA-Update

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