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Sneak peek into India's first monorail- Mumbai Monorail

Sneak peek into India's first monorail- Mumbai Monorail

India TV News Desk [ Updated: January 28, 2014 10:16 IST ]
  • Mumbai's Chembur Wadala route is the first ever successful monorail projects in India. It was made accessible for public from August 2013. The monorail is being built at a cost of Rs 2,700 crores.
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    Mumbai's Chembur Wadala route is the first ever successful monorail projects in India. It was made accessible for public from August 2013. The monorail is being built at a cost of Rs 2,700 crores.

  • This is ranked as the world's second longest corridor.
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    This is ranked as the world's second longest corridor.

  • A train will be air conditioned and all its four coaches will be interconnected. Each coach has seating capacity of 18 and standing capacity of 124.
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    A train will be air conditioned and all its four coaches will be interconnected. Each coach has seating capacity of 18 and standing capacity of 124.

  • One can board trains from 5 am to midnight and for tickets ranging from Rs 8 to Rs 20. The fares will rise by 11 every fourth year.
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    One can board trains from 5 am to midnight and for tickets ranging from Rs 8 to Rs 20. The fares will rise by 11 every fourth year.

  • CCTV cameras will keep a close watch on commuters. So beware in concerns of cleanliness and safety is you board the Mumbai Monorail.
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    CCTV cameras will keep a close watch on commuters. So beware in concerns of cleanliness and safety is you board the Mumbai Monorail.

  • The seven stations on the 8.80 km long Phase I are Chembur, VNPurav/RCMarg Junction, Fertilizer Township, Bharat Petroleum, Mysore Colony, Bhakti Park and Wadala Depot.
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    The seven stations on the 8.80 km long Phase I are Chembur, VNPurav/RCMarg Junction, Fertilizer Township, Bharat Petroleum, Mysore Colony, Bhakti Park and Wadala Depot.

  • Six rakes will be pressed into service for Phase I. Once they are operational, the trains will run every nine minutes between Wadala and Chembur.
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    Six rakes will be pressed into service for Phase I. Once they are operational, the trains will run every nine minutes between Wadala and Chembur.

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