Mumbai Monorail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 4,545 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Mumbai

Mumbai Monorail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

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 Summary

  • 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: 19.54 km
  • Phases/Lines: 2 (1 Line)
  • Status: Operational since 2nd February 2014

Operational Routes

Line 1: Chembur - Jacob Circle

  • Total length: 19.54 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)

Train Maintanance Depot

Phase I – Line 1 - Wadala (Operational)


The ticket cost for the complete station is priced between Rs. 10, Rs. 20, Rs. 30, and Rs 40. depending on the distance. 

Route Map

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Project Information


Project Cost & Funding

Phase-I - ₹3000  crore - Govt. of Maharashtra

Deadline: NA

Technical Information

  • 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: Chembur - Wadala Depot (Line 1/Phase 1) 8.8 km.
  • 3 March 2019:  Wadala Depot - Jacob Circle (Line 1/Phase 1) 11.2 km.

Metro Authority Contact details

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority



(EAST)400 051

Tel: 22-26594000

Email: NA



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