Mumbai’s Aarey Car Depot: Key Facility for Metro Line-3 Progressing Smoothly with 54% Completion

According to MMRC, work on the car depot is 54% complete, and the project is expected to be completed on schedule.

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Operation Control Center being developed at Aarey Car Depot, Mumbai Metro line-3/ Image via Twitter
Operation Control Center being developed at Aarey Car Depot, Mumbai Metro line-3/ Image via Twitter

MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Mumbai’s Aarey car depot, which is a crucial part of the Mumbai Metro Line-3, is making good progress. The MMRC (Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation), which is overseeing the project, has said that work on the car depot is 54% complete, and the project is expected to be completed on schedule. The depot has a vital role in the functioning of the Mumbai Metro Line-3, and the MMRC is keen to ensure that it is completed on time.

 

Workshop & Maintenance building
Workshop & Maintenance building / Image from Twitter

The Aarey car depot will play a significant role in the Mumbai Metro Line-3’s operations, providing crucial rolling stock cleaning facilities. There will also be stabling lines for 31 trains of eight coaches each, as well as an Operation Control Centre (OCC) to manage and control train operations. A total of 29 stabling lines are being developed. The OCC is a top priority, and work is underway to ensure that it is up and running as soon as possible.

workers working on Aeray Car depot
Aarey car depot’s work is in progress/Image from Twitter

In addition, work on other aspects of the project, such as civil structural work for a workshop and maintenance building, mechanical engineering and plumbing, and the subterranean water tank, is also progressing well. The Aarey Metro Station, which will provide connectivity to the JVLR and Speez Station of Line 6, is also shaping up, with 15% of the work already completed. Despite the challenges, the MMRC is confident that the project will be completed on schedule, and Mumbai commuters can look forward to a more efficient and convenient Metro system.

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