Metro-4 likely to be extended up to GPO

 Mumbai
Metro-4 likely to be extended up to GPO

Mumbai – The MMRDA has been vigorously taking forward the extension of metro network in the city. Now, the development authority for Mumbai metropolitan region is mulling to extend the Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarwadvali Metro-4 project up to Wadala-GPO.

The MMRDA has started the work to study the feasibility of this extension, informed MMRDA deputy metropolitan commissioner (public relations).

The actual work of Metro-4 project worth Rs 14,549 crore would soon be kick started. The project is 32-km long route having 32 stations. The project will reduce the travel time from Mumbai to Thane and make commuting convenient for passengers. The extension of this project up to GPO would help the commuters to reach CST easily. 

The extension route would be eight km long it would be connecting Wadala-GPO via Mumbai Port Trust. Expenditure of Rs 300 crore is expected per km for this extended route. The decision on this extension would be taken after the feasibility report.

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