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Civic Body plans underpass across WEH for Dindoshi-Goregaon(W) drive

The underpass is a part of the Goregaon Mulund Link Road (GMLR) and that the BMC has also proposed four flyovers with a total length of 4.56 km. Through the flyovers and underpass, the BMC aims to provide signal-free road connectivity between Goregaon West and Airoli. BMC plans to construct an East-West underpass to bypass the traffic signal on the ... Read More »

Take a train to Alibaug Soon

Mumbaikars will soon be able to travel to Alibaug by train. The Central Railway is planning to start a passenger service between Pen-Kihim near Alibaug on the goods train line owned by the Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF) Ltd. A proposal in this regard has already been sent to higher authorities, according to Sanjay Jain, divisional railway manager of Central ... Read More »

Metro connect proposal to Kalyan Dombivli and Taloja gets cleared.

The MMRDA board has cleared three new Metro lines worth Rs 17347 crore. The board also approved extension of MMRDA’s jurisdiction to Palghar district. The board’s meeting held on Wednesday was chaired by Chief Minister who is Ex-officio chairman of the authority. The new lines include Line 10 that will connect Gaimukh in Thane’s Ghodbunder Road area to Shivaji Chowk ... Read More »

For now, Marine Drive buildings will not rise above 24 metres

The BMC has decided to keep on hold its plan to allow buildings in the heritage precinct of Marine Drive to be raised to 58 m till the supreme court decides on a petition on the proposal. With this the height restriction of the Art Deco buildings stays capped at 24 m. In an affidavit submitted before the Bombay High ... Read More »

Navi Mumbai’s two new stations Kharkopar and Bamandongri receives heavy footfall

Bamandongari and Kharkopar, the two new stations on the Harbour Line connecting Navi Mumbai to Mumbai, served thousands of passengers on the very first day of operations. Both the stations were inaugurated on November 11, but regular suburban services officially began on November 12. According to Central Railway officials, 19601 passengers boarded the trains from Bamandongari railway station on November ... Read More »

MMRDA scraps bids for new firm to run Monorail

The MMRDA scrapped the tendering process undertaken to appoint a new operations and maintenance agency for Monorail. The tenders from two companies were scrapped earlier this week as MMRDA felt they were too high. Even as the MMRDA was engaged in the bidding process, it negotiated costs with Scomi Engineering which runs the service currently. It will continue to operate ... Read More »

Now reach Belapur To Kharkopar in 20 minutes from Monday.

The long-awaited first phase of the Nerul-Seawood-Uran ¬†railway line will be opened to commuters on Monday. It will be the first new line in the city to be commissioned after the Trans-Harbour Line was thrown open in 2004 for suburban services. The Central Railway (CR) has planned to run 40 services daily from Monday, out of which 20 will run ... Read More »

Canadian firm to sell canned air in India soon

Just how much is a breath of fresh air worth? For people in New Delhi, ranked number one on a WHO list of cities with the foulest air, it may seem priceless. But a Canadian company thinks the price is about Rs 12.50 per breath. The start-up Vitality Air, based in Edmonton in the western province of Alberta, plans to ... Read More »

Gardens under 23 flyovers Soon

The BMC plans to develop gardens under 23 flyovers and set up 8 more vertical gardens . These six extra acres of open spaces will come up near flyovers as Byculla , Parel, Andheri, Jogeshwari, Vikhroli, Goregaon, Kurla and Chembur. In May, the BMC turned five pillars of a skywalk in Goregaon wast into vertical gardens at a cost of ... Read More »

Taloja CETP co-op soc to hand over polluting plant to MIDC for upkeep

Navi Mumbai: Taloja Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) co-operative society has decided to end the delay and hand over the polluting CETP to MIDC for operation and maintenance (O & M). The extra ordinary general body meeting of the Taloja CETP society that has been scheduled on October 13. The notice for the meeting issued by chairman of society Satish ... Read More »