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Kaali-peelis to be hit hardest by Monorail route

DNMUM405437 | 1/13/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :286

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While the second phase of the Monorail, which will connect the stretch between Wadala and Jacob Circle in Mahalaxmi, is unlikely to make a dent in the giant suburban train network despite offering connections to five train stations, it could end up hurting the kaali-peeli taxis that ply along that route in south Mumbai.
The 12 km-long Jacob Circle-Wadala phase is expected to improve ridership of the entire Monorail route once it enters south Mumbai but is unlikely to take any pressure off the congested suburban rail network.
However, rail officials agree that it will help commuters to switch public transport systems. “Historically, offices and commercial hubs are close to railway stations. People could take Monorail only i
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