The state cabinet on Tuesday gave the green light to three new metro lines – 10, 11 and 12 of Mumbai metro, all of which would be completed by 2026. The board of Mumbai metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) which is executing the project, had already approved it.
Line 10 is 9Km Long. The elevated corridor will run between Giamukh and shivaji Chowk in Mira road. The DPR for the project was prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) last year. The route will be built parallel to the Thane-Bhayandar Highway, and will intersect the Line 9 at Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue in Kashimira. The project is estimated to cost Rs5000 crore.
Line 11 covers a length of 11.4km, linking Wadala to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus. It will connect Metro 4 from Thane to Wadala. Providing connectivity to south Mumbai areas, the corridor is an extension of Line 4, from Wadala to Kasarvadavali in Thane. The MMRDA has written to the centre for land and stabling lines at Wadala. It will cost Rs8000 crore. There will be eight underground stations and this will be second underground route for the city after Colaba – Bandra-SEEPZ Metro 3 corridor.
Line 12 will be over an elevated stretch of 20.75km, comprising 17 stations starting from Kalyan and terminating at Taloja via Dombivali. It will be an extension of Line 5, also knowns as the Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan corridor. This line estimtaed to cost Rs 11000 crore.