The Navi Mumbai’s first Metro line, connecting Belapur and Pendhar, was thrown open for the public at 3 pm on Friday. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said the Metro services will commence without any sanctioned programme to make the Metro services functional at the foremost for Navi Mumbai residers.
The important- awaited elevated Metro line has been under construction for the once 13 times. Though the foundation gravestone was laid in 2011, the design faced detainments due to challenges related to contractors and specialized obstacles. It was eventually completed in April this time and was awaiting induction.
“ The metro services will give better connectivity within Navi Mumbai. The government aims to make a strong network of metro lines in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, ” CM Shinde said.
City and Industrial Development Corporation( CIDCO) had formerly entered the CMRS instrument for the marketable operation of line 1 of Navi Mumbai Metro on June 21.
ROUTE AND TIMINGS
The Navi Mumbai Metro Belapur- Pendhar Line 1 will commence on Friday between Pendhar to Belapur Terminal and Belapur Terminal to Pendhar at3.00 pm, with the last service being at 10 pm.
From November 18, the first service between Pendhar to Belapur Terminal and Belapur Terminal to Pendhar will be at 6 am, while the last will be at 10 pm. The frequence of the trains will be of 15 twinkles.
The metro route between Belapur and Pendhar has 11 stations, with the depot located at Taloja Panchanand. The stations covered are Belapur Terminal, RBI Colony, Belpada, Utsav Chowk, Kendriya Vihar, Kharghar Village, Central Park, Pethpada, Amandoot, Petali- Taloja and Pendhar.
The fares of Navi Mumbai Metro Belapur- Pendhar Line 1 are as follows
– Rs 10 for 0 to 2 km
– Rs 15 for 2 to 4 km
– Rs 20 for 4 to 6 km
– Rs 25 for 6 to 8 km
– Rs 30 for 8 to 10 km
– Rs 40 for further than 10 km
METRO LINE 1 ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
– Metro Line 1 – Belapur to Pendhar
– Total Distance –11.1 kms
– Stations – 11
– End to end trip time – 18 twinkles
– chow – Rs 10- 40
– frequence – 15 twinkles
piecemeal from Line 1, connecting Belapur and Pendhar, the other metro lines include
– Metro Line 2 — a7.12 km stretch connecting MIDC Taloja to Khandeshwar.
– Metro Line 3 a3.87 km stretch connecting Pendhar to MIDC Taloja.
– Metro Line 4 a4.17 km stretch that will run from Navi Mumbai International Airport to Panvel. Work on these lines is yet to begin.
With the development of metro, developing areas like Kharghar and Taloja will get better connectivity along with Belapur. The presence of Metro will also strengthen Navi Mumbai’s significance as an transnational megacity, according to CIDCO Managing Director Anil Diggikar.
The metro will have all the services like parking spaces, ramps for impaired passengers, paths, spaces for bus cabs, provision of diesel creators for continued power, passenger advertisement system, CCTV and other installations.