To mark the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Shri. Eknath Shinde, Hon. Chief Minister, Maharashtra State, virtually flagged off Azadi Express in the presence of Mr. Bhushan Gagrani, Additional Chief Secretary, Maharashtra State, Shri. S.V.R. Srinivas Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA and Other Senior Officials.
The Azadi Express is a special initiative by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and Maha Mumbai Metro Operation Corporation Limited (MMMOCL) to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on the 75th Independence Day. This special metro train will be joining in the fleet of Metro Line 2A and 7.
Wrapped in the symbolism of the Indian National Flag, the Azadi Express has images of the great Maratha Emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, historical castles of Maharashtra and many other heritage monuments displayed on it.