The Mumbai Metro is a rapid transit system serving Mumbai city, Maharashtra, and the wider metropolitan area. The system is designed to reduce traffic congestion in the city, and complement the congested Mumbai Suburban Railway (normally called local trains) network. Mumbai Metro is being built in three phases over 15 years, expected to be completed in 2025. Upon completion, the core system will have eight high-capacity metro railway lines, spanning a total of 235 Kilometers (146 mi) and serviced by 200 stations.
|Number of lines||Operational -1 | Under-construction-3 | Approved-3 | Planned-3|
|Number of stations||12 Stations|
|Began operation||08- Jun- 2014|
|Number of vehicles||16 Trains|
|Train length||4 coach trains|
|Average speed||33 km/h (21 mph)|
|Top speed||80 km/h (50 mph)|
Mumbai Metro operating line-
Mumbai Metro Map
Mumbai Metro Route Lines
There will be a total of 10 Lines in MMRD Metro Named As Line 1, Line 2, Line 3, and so on Till Line 10. The Lines are also color-coded as follows-
|Line Name||Line Color||Total Stations||Status|
|Line 1||Blue Line||12 Stations||Operational|
|Line 2||Yellow Line||39 Stations||Under Construction|
|Line 3||Aqua Line||27 Stations||Under Construction|
|Line 4||Green Line||32 Stations||Under Construction|
|Line 5||Orange Line||17 Stations||Under Construction|
|Line 6||Pink Line||13 Stations||Under Construction|
|Line 7||Red Line||13 Stations||Under Construction|
|Line 8||Gold Line||08 Stations||Planned|
|Line 9||Purple Line||No Data Yet||Planned|
|Line 10||Magenta Line||No Data Yet||Planned|
Mumbai Metro Stations
MMRD Metro will have Around 200 Stations covering about 235 Kilometres once it is fully constructed. It’s 25% of the stations will be underground and is being built in 3 Phases in 15 years expected to be completed by 2025.
Phase 1 of Mumbai Metro Line ( 2006-2011)
|Line Name||Corridor Name||Distance (KM)|
|Line 1||Versova – Andheri – Ghatkopar||11.07|
|Line 2||Bandra – Kurla – Mankhurd||13.37|
|Line 3||Colaba – Bandra – Seepz||38.24|
Phase 2 of Mumbai Metro Line (2011-2016)
|Line Name||Corridor Name||Distance(KM)|
|Line 4||Charkop – Dahisar||7.5|
|Line 5||Ghatkopar – Mulund||12.4|
Phase 3 of Mumbai Metro Line (2016-2021)
|Line Name||Corridor Name||Distance(KM)|
|Line 6||BKC – Kanjurmarg via Airport||19.5|
|Line 7||Bandra (E) – Dahisar (E)||16.5|
|Line 8||Hutatma Chowk – Ghatkopar||21.8|
|Line 9||Sewri – Prabhadevi||3.5|
Mumbai Metro Current Working Line-
|Line||Line Color||From||To||Avg Frequency|
|1||Blue||Versova||Ghatkopar||3 Min At peak Hour|
8 Min at Non-Peak Hour
Mumbai Metro Line
Line 1 or BLUE Line: Line 1 connects Versova in the western suburbs with Ghatkopar in the central suburbs, covering a distance of 11.4 kilometers (7.1 mi). It is fully elevated and has 12 stations. Work on the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor, a part of Phase I, began on 8 February 2008. An important bridge of the project was completed in late 2012. The line opened for service on 8 June 2014.
Line 2 or YELLOW Line: Line 2 Yellow Line This corridor is being executed in two phases i.e. 2A and 2B.The 18.589 km (11.551 mi) long 2A corridor is being executed by DMRC from MMRDA. The corridor has 17 stations (from Dahisar (West) to D.N.Nagar) and it costs Rs 64.1 billion (equivalent to Rs 72 billion or the US $ 1.01 billion).
Line 3 or AQUA Line: This Line corridor is built almost entirely underground, and is 33.50 km (20.82 mi) long with 27 stations. The metro line will connect the Cuffe Parade business district in the south of Mumbai with SEEPZ and Aarey in the north. It will also pass through Mumbai’s domestic and international airports, for which the airport operator (GVK) has committed an equity investment of Rs 7.77 billion (equivalent to ? 9.4 billion or US $ 132.29 million in 2019).
Line 4 or GREEN Line: Line 4 of the Mumbai Metro envisages a 32.32 km (20.08 mi) long elevated corridor, covering 32 stations from Kasaravadavali (near Thane) in the north. It costs estimated to be 165.96 billion (equivalent to Rs. 180 billion or 2.30 billion US dollars in 2019). The project will help connect the Thane city of Mumbai to an alternative mode of public transport.
Line 5 or ORANGE Line: The 24.9 km long Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan. MMRD Metro-5th corridor will have 17 stations and Rs. 8,416 crores Rs. It will be a fully elevated corridor. It connects Thane to Bhiwandi and Kalyan in the eastern suburbs, a 12th line will be made a further extension to Taloja in Navi Mumbai.
Thane (West) includes Kapurbawadi, Balkum Naka, Kasheli, Kalhar, Poorna, Anjur Phata, Dhamankar Naka, Bhiwandi, Gopal Nagar, Temghar, Rajanuli Village, Govegaon MIDC, Kongaon, Durgadi Fort, Sahajanand Chowk, Kalyan Railway Station. Kalyan APMC.
Line 6 or PINK Line: The 14.47-km-long Lokhandwala-Jogeshwari-Vikhroli-Kanjurmarg Metro-6th corridor will have 13 stations and costs Rs. 6,672 crores. It will be an elevated corridor. It will connect Lokhandwala Complex in Andheri with Vikhroli in the western suburbs and Kanjurmarg in the eastern suburbs.
The stations include Lokhandwala Complex, Adarsh Nagar, Momin Nagar, JVLR, Shyam Nagar, Mahakali Caves, SEEPZ Village, Saki Vihar Road, Ram Bagh, Powai Lake, IIT Powai, Kanjurmarg (W), Vikhroli-Eastern Express Highway.
Line 7 or RED Line: The corridor is 16.475 km (10.237 mi) long, and runs from Dahisar (East) in the north to Andheri (East) in the south, with another extension to Bhayandar in the north, and Mumbai Airport is in Terminal 2 South. The line is partially elevated (under construction, with completion for 2019), and partially underground (approved, with construction planned to begin in 2018).
Line 8 or GOLD Line: It is a proposed metro line between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport to Navi Mumbai International Airport. It will connect Mumbai Airport with the upcoming Navi Mumbai Airport and will have a length of about 32 km.
Below 2 project is now on the DPR stage.
Line 9 or PURPLE Line: This is a proposed metro project to connect Mira Road to Virar. The length of the project is 23 km and the estimated cost of the project is 6900 crores.
Line 10 or MAGENTA Line: This is a proposed metro project connecting Vikhroli to Kanjurmarg and further to Ambarnath-Badlapur. It will have an intersection at Kanjurmarg with line 6 i.e. pink line. The project is now on the DPR stage. The length of the project is 45 km and the estimated cost of the project is 13,500 crores.
MMRD Metro Fare Slab
|Kilometers (Km)||Fares (Rs.)|
|3 to 8||10|
|8 to 12||20|
|12 to 15||20|
|15 to 20||30|
|20 to 25||30|
|25 to 30||30|
|30 and above||40|
Mumbai Metro Fare
Mumbai Metro Fare Starts from Rs 10 and according to Stations Traveled the maximum amount is Rs 40
|From||Versova||DN Nagar||Azad Nagar||Andheri||Western Express Highway||Chakala/JB Nagar||Airport Road||Marol Naka||Saki Naka||Asalpha||Jagruti Nagar||Ghatkopar|
|Western Express Highway||20||20||20||10||10||10||20||20||20||20||30||30|
Mumbai Metro Running Time
The headway between each train on Weekdays from Versova to Ghatkopar is (From Monday to Friday) will be 3 and half minutes at peak hours, and 8 minutes at non-peak hours. The headway between each train on Saturdays during peak hours will be around 5 to 6 minutes. The headway between each train on Sundays or Public Holidays will be 8 minutes.
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Passengers can also buy tickets on their mobiles and enter the gates through QR code payment. The service is provided by Paytm and a QR code is generated on the travelers’ phone which is read by the scanners at the gate upon entry and exit.
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