Devendra Fadnavis approves Mumbai-Thane Metro line


Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fandnavis on Friday gives his approval to the 32km long Wadala-Ghatkopar Thane-Kasarvadavali Metro 4 project. The metro line is estimated to cost Rs 14,549 crore.

The CM approved to the project during a meeting of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Devel-opment Auth-ority (MMRDA) here stated an official release.

Fadnavis is the MMRDA chairperson, which has undertaken a slew of infrastructure projects to improve traffic and transportations scenario in the financial capital and its neighbouring districts.

The government expects to complete the project (Mumbai Metro Line 4), which will have 32 stations, by 2021. The project will help connect Thane with Mumbai with a modern public transport system and have a huge impact on the development and areas around the corridor, the statement said.

After the commencement of the service, the distance between Wadala (Mumbai) and Kasarwadavli (Thane) will be covered within 64 minutes.

The project will have 32 stations. It will originate near Bhakti Park Metro station and cross over to LBS road near Shreya cinema via Eastern Express Highway, Wadala and Garodia Nagar.