You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Mumbai

Kaali-peelis to be hit hardest by Monorail route

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

DNA In-depth

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
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Mumbai

‘Sonai convicts deserve capital punishment’
DNMUM405895 | 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Pranali Lotlikar Chindarkar | WC :201

The prosecution on Thursday sought capital punishment for all six convicts who were held guilty in the Sonai massacre. The prosecution in its plea said that the convicts were like living demons and the act committed by the accused was atr
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

CR works on Ambivali station for five hours
DNMUM405896 | 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :189

The Central Railway (CR) carried out work equivalent to 145 hours during the 5-hour work on the FOB at Ambivali station. Officials said that they carried out improvement work on the 67km-long Kalyan-Kasara stretch. On January 18, CR authorities
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

JJ College to felicitate 20 of its achievers
DNMUM405897 | 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :210

Twenty renowned architects will be felicitated with DNA Sir JJ Architecture Awards 2018 on Friday at The Lalit in Mumbai. DNA, along with Sir JJ College of Architecture, has organised an event to recognise the excellent work and contribution of
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Govt to install RO purifiers at 3,000 villages in Maharashtra
DNMUM405898 | 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Shailendra Paranjpe | WC :285

Maharashtra government is planning to install RO purifiers to provide safe drinking water in 3,000 villages. The department of water supply and sanitation will provide these machines.The department of water supply and sanitation has prepared a
Add To LightboxCalculate Price