Mumbai, Metro Rail News: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to introduce five more Monorail
passenger coaches within the next four or five months.
The MMRDA has floated tenders for spare parts of three passenger coaches and expects to award the contracts soon. The new addition of passenger coaches will help the MMRDA to run Monorail services at intervals of every 12 to 15 minutes.
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“Once we have nine rakes, we will be able to spare two rakes and run seven, thus increasing the frequency. The first two are expected to be inducted by April.”
The daily ridership of the service change through the week, but crossed the 30,000
A senior MMRDA official said, “The service will take some time to settle. We are watching commuter patterns and waiting for more rakes to be inducted.”
The MMRDA is also trying to procure 10 new passenger coaches and bids will be invited soon. The train coaches will take at least 12 to 15 months to be operational from the time of the order being placed.