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Phase 1 of Mumbai Metro Line 5 Connecting Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan Elevated - Details Here

Phase 1 of the Thane-Kalyan Line will be elevated. Phase 2 is still being planned. The line will also provide connectivity to the Metro Line 4 that connects Wadala to Kasarvadavli.

Phase 1 of Mumbai Metro Line 5 Connecting Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan Elevated - Details Here
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The Mumbai Metro is in expansion mode as the first metro viaduct that will cross a body of water has been finished in the MMR.

As part of Phase I of Mumbai Metro Line 5, which connects Thane to Kalyan through Bhiwandi, the last span of the 550-meter-long Kasheli Creek Metro viaduct was completed recently. Metro Line 5's project developer is the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

Phase 1 of the Thane-Kalyan Line will be elevated. Phase 2 is still being planned. 

The line will also provide connectivity to the Metro Line 4 that connects Wadala to Kasarvadavli.

The Kasheli Creek Bridge has 15 segments, and 13 spans, nine of which are on the water, and is the first to reach 15 metres above a water body. Each span is 42.23 metres long. With the use of launching girders, the spans were constructed in 123 days or around four months.

Over the next few months, the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) will begin the construction of the Metro Line 12. 

APMC Market Kalyan falls on Metro Line 5, Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan. Taloja falls under Navi Mumbai. Metro Line 12 will connect Kalyan and Taloja. The work will begin soon. Metro Line 12, also known as the Kalyan-Taloja line, will have interchange at APMC Market Kalyan.

Thane, Bhiwandi and Kalyan are eastern suburbs of Mumbai and are residential hotspots.

List of stations on the Thane-Kalyan line: Kapurbawdi, Balkum Naka, Kasheli, Kalher, Purna, Anjur Phata, Dhamankar Naka, Bhiwandi, Gopal Nagar, Temghar, Rajnouli Village, Govegaon MIDC, Kongaon, Durgadi Fort, Sahajanand Chowk, Kalyan Railway Station.

The project cost will be INR 5,494 crores. The project is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

The completion deadline is October 2025. The expected ridership by 2031 will be 1.92 lakhs.

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