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The 33.5 km long corridor will connect six business districts, 30 educational institutes, 30 recreational facilities and domestic as well as international airport terminals.
There are 27 stations (26 Underground+1 at grade) in Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ corridor
6 Central Business Districts to be connected through this project are namely:
The estimated cost of the project is around Rs. 23,136 Cr.
Project Funding: The project is partially funded by JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) through a soft loan of Rs. 13,235 Cr. Rest of the funding is provided by GoI, GoM and others
Economic Internal Rate of Return (EIRR): 17.89%
Financial Internal Rate of Return (FIRR): 3.2%
Project involves construction of tunnels and underground stations. This is a very challenging task and will be accomplished by deploying technologies such as tunneling by Tunnel Boring Machines(TBMs) and stations by methods of Cut and Cover or by NATM or by a combination of these two.
MML-3 to be 100% Electricity Driven System, leading to zero carbon emission
25kV AC traction with regenerative braking system will be used to:
Capacity of each train is approximately 2500 passengers.
The design speed of the train is 90 kmph.
The commercial speed of the train will be 35 kmph including stoppages.
The projected ridership of MML-3 :
Design PHPDT for Mumbai Metro Line 3:
All Stations will be facilitated with state-of-the-art escalators and lifts.
Platform screen doors will be installed to avoid any accidental fall or mishap.
Automatic fare collection system and contact-less smart card will ensure ‘zero’ revenue loss.
Smart Lighting and smart air-conditioning will be provided to conserve energy.
Ease and Comforts of Mumbai Metro Line 3:
Hon'ble Chief Minister
"I appreciate when projects move ahead with required urgency, to achieve desirable results. The 33.5-km Metro-3 corridor (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ) is showing promising speed in this direction. Our aim is to complete the project, highly needed to reduce traffic congestion in Mumbai within the schedule time frame. Metros help reduce carbon footprint as well as pollution. It’s the greenest mass rapid transit system.”
Hon. Minister for Urban Development Department
Government of India.
"The city of Mumbai requires a ‘metro’ to reclaim its lost glory and I, on behalf of the Centre, promise all help to the State. Implementing infrastructure projects in a city like Mumbai isn’t an easy job. It requires positive attitude. Of course, I’m sure the people of this never-say-stop city will lend their wholehearted support to the 33.5-km long Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 underground corridor.”