Monorail in Mumbai

Monorail in Mumbai

About Monorail in Mumbai

Mumbai Monorail is a System of Monorail serving the City of Mumbai, Maharashtra State. Monorail Mumbai was established in the year 02nd Feb of 2014 by MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. In order to construct as a sector of a major expansion of a Public transport in Mumbai, the Monorail in Mumbai had started. The 01st Monorail Mumbai route had started from Chembur and Wadala simultaneously at 07:00 AM

List of Monorails in India
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Mumbai Monorail is the first monorail in India since the Patiala State Monorail Trainways and Kundala Valley Railway was stopped operations in the 1920s. In the World, the Monorail Mumbai is set to become the 05th largest monorail system. According to the Mumbai Monorail Map, the system length of Monorail in Mumbai consists of about 19.54 Kilometres or 12.14 Miles but is operating the system length of about 8.9 Kilometers or 5.5 Miles

Mumbai Monorail Station Details

According to the Mumbai Monorail route, the number of Mumbai Monorail Stations is 18 with the track length of 04 coaches. The time between the vehicles in Mumbai Monorail Station transit system is about 15 minutes. The average speed is about 32 Kilometers per hour or 20 Miles per hour and the top speed is about 80 Kilometres per hour or 50 Miles per hour.

Mumbai Monorail
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The budget of the first monorail in India of Mumbai Monorail India was estimated to about Rs. 2.0 Billion or Rs. 850 Million (US$12 Million per Kilometer) in the year 2010 for the Mumbai Monorail route.

Monorail Mumbai Phases

According to Mumbai Monorail Map, the Monorail Mumbai had started Phase – 01 in the year 2011 and completed in the year 2017. It was constructed at a budget of about Rs. 1,100 crore (US$ 150 Million) comprises 07 stations with 06 trains. The 01st trip of Monorail Mumbai route of phase – 01 is from Chembur to Wadala Depot. The Mumbai Suburban Railway added the monorail services in few areas which have heavily populated.

The Monorail Mumbai planning to construct Monorail Mumbai Phase 2. It plans to add 10 more trains in the Monorail Mumbai Phase 2

Monorail Mumbai
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The master plan of Mumbai Monorail India proposed the construction of 08 lines at a budget of about Rs. 202.96 Billion (US$ 2.8 Billion). The following are the proposed phases for Monorail Mumbai Phase 1 and Monorail Mumbai Phase 2 along with their Mumbai Monorail route, estimated budget, and lines.

Phase Line Corridor Length (km) Estimated cost
Phase I 1 Firstly, Chembur–Wadala Depot–Jacob Circle 19.54 Rs. 27.16 billion (US$380 million)
2 Secondly, Mulund–Goregaon–Borivali 30 Rs. 41.7 billion (US$580 million)
4 Thirdly, Lokhandwala–SEEPZ–Kanjurmarg 13.14 Rs. 18,265 million (US$250 million)
5 Thane – Mira-Bhayandar – Dahisar 24.25 Rs. 33,708 million (US$470 million)
Phase II 6 Kalyan–Ulhasnagar–Dombivli 26.4 Rs. 36,696 million (US$510 million)
7 Chembur–Ghatkopar–Kopar Khairane 16.72 Rs. 36,863 million (US$510 million)
8 Mahape–Shil Phata–Kalyan 21.1 Rs. 29,329 million (US$410 million)

Mumbai Monorail Station Trains

The trains that run through the first monorail in India of Mumbai Monorail Station consists of the following apple green, ice blue, royal pink in color with white and black stripes

Mumbai Monorail in India Fare Details

In the year 01st Feb of 2014 during the inauguration time of the first monorail in India the minimum fare of Mumbai Monorail in India on the Line – 01 is about Rs. 05