MSRDC to unveil longest Metro line from Virar to Alibaug

The metro railway line project will considered to become the longest in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region [MMR].

MSRDC to unveil longest Metro line from Virar to Alibaug

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation [MSRDC] has initiated work on the project for the feasibility of metro rail spanning 136km from Virar to Alibaug, embarking on a significant approach.

The metro railway line project will considered to become the longest in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region [MMR]. A part of the Rs 55,000 crore Virar-Alibaug Multimodal Corridor, designed as a 14-lane expressway with a speed limit of 120kmph, the project aims to enhance transportation efficiency and is scheduled to be completed by 2030.

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The project comprises two phases, Phase I spans 98.5km from Navghar to Balavali, while Phase II has an elongation of 129.9km from Balavali to Alibaug. The multimodal corridor will integrate various transport modes like roads, rail, and metro. 

The project will constitute 40 stations and will, run parallel to this corridor, connecting vital MMR sub-urban areas. According to official data from MSRDC, the detailed project report will follow the initial feasibility study, projected to conclude within 6-8 months. The metro line aims to link the proposed Navi Mumbai airport and JNPA.

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The authority feasibility study is aligned with the state government contemplation to handover the corridor project with all suitable clearances needed fro implementation.

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