The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has signed an agreement, on deposit terms basis, with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for the complete implementation of the Swami Samarth Nagar-Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Metro-6 corridor.
The entire 14.5-km long Metro-6 corridor, as per the agreement, will be implemented by DMRC in accordance with the Detailed Project Report. The DMRC will execute the project, on behalf of MMRDA, and invite bids and entire into contracts for execution of the civil work and for procurement of systems and services required for the project.
The Rs.5,490Cr project will have 13 stations Swami Samarth Nagar, Adarsh Nagar, Momin Nagar, JVLR, Shyam Nagar, Maha Kali Caves, SEEPZ Village, Saki Vihar Road, Ram Baug, Powai Lake, IIT Powai, Kanjurmarg (W), Vikhroli-EEH. The Depot for the project is planned at Kanjurmarg. The project, expected to reduce travel time by 45 minutes, will provide rail based access to areas such as Lokhandwala, SEEPZ, IIT-B with 6.5 lakh commuters daily in 2021.