The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) first proposed a monorail in 2005.It is the first monorail in India since the Kundala Valley Railway and Patiala State Monorail Trainways were closed in the 1920s.The system started commercial operation after partially opening its Phase 1 to the public in 2014.
- Project Name: Mumbai Monorail Project
- Owner: Govt. of Maharashtra
- Operator: Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
- Project Type: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
- Project Cost: INR 3,000 Crores
- Total Length: 20.21 km
- Phases/Lines: 2 (1 Line)
- Status: Operational since 2nd February 2014
Line 1: Chembur - Jacob Circle
- Total length: 20.21 km
- Total Stations: 17
- Route: Chembur, VNP and RC Marg, Fertilizer Township, Bharat Petroleum, Mysore Colony, Bhakti Park, Wadala Depot, GTB Nagar, Antop Hill, Acharya Aatre Nagar, Wadala Bridge, Dada East, Naigaon, Ambedkar Nagar, Mint Colony, Lower Parel and Jacob Circle
- Depot: Wadala (6.5 hectares)
The ticket cost for the complete station is priced between Rs. 10, Rs. 20, Rs. 30, and Rs 40. depending on the distance.
Project Cost & Funding:
||Govt. of Maharashtra
- Design Speed: 80 kmph
- Average Speed: 65 kmph
- Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
- Electrification: 25kV, 50Hz (OHE/OCS)
- Signalling System: CBTC along with ATC, ATP, ATS, ATO, UTO.
- Rolling stock: NA
Major Contractors (Phase I)
- L&T-Scomi Engineering Bhd JV: Design, Build and Operate Monorail until 2029. (₹24.6 billion0
Progress So Far
- 9 February 2009: Construction begins
- 1 February 2014: Phase 1 inaugurated and commercial operations commenced from 2nd February 2014
- 3 March 2019: Phase 2 inaugurated and commercial operations commenced from 4th March 2019.
Metro Authority Contact details
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
C-14 & 15, E BLOCK BANDRA