MAHARASTRA, INDIA (Metro Rail News): Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and minister Aditya reviewed the ongoing construction work of the Mumbai Metro 3 from Colaba-Bandra-Seepz corridor on Saturday. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray dressed in casuals throughout his visit and also visited the Sahar metro station and investigated the work there. Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray was also present while inspection.
CM also investigated the work details from Metro employees working at the project. The total growth of the construction in the Mumbai Metro 3 project currently stands at 59% and the progress of tunnelling stands at 63%. At the same time, the development of Sahar Metro station has been 48%.
MMRC which is implementing the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz corridor last year had declared that 100% tunnelling work of the project would be finished by September next year. Besides this, the Corporation hopes to complete 70% of civil work and get the first rolling stock by December 2020, MMRC stated in a statement.
CM Uddhav Thackeray back in December had put a stay on the metro car shed proposed at Aarey colony, touted as the lungs of the city. The almost Rs 30,000-cr project will connect Cuffe Parade business district in the extreme south of the town to PZ in the north-central with 26 underground and one at-grade station.