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Mumbai Metro to begin operations on Sunday

Trains to run at 4 mins frequency, fare to range between Rs 10-40

Sanjay Jog  |  Mumbai 

The much-awaited Versova-Andheri- phase of the Mumbai Metro rail will begin operations from Sunday. The metro will be opened for the public and will run from 5:30 am to midnight. Trains will run at 4 mins frequency and fare will range from Rs 10 to Rs 40. Mumbai's first metro is expected to make 200 to 250 trips per day between on the western suburbs to in the central suburbs.

The total capacity of the metro is expected to be 11 to 12 lakh passengers daily and each train can carry 1500 passengers at a time.

The led had cleared the last hurdle on 6th June with the giving permission to start commercial operations

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First Published: Sat, June 07 2014. 12:22 IST