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Fadnavis okays DPR for Metro 4A route extension till Gaimukh

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Chief approved today the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the extension of Metro 4A project route from Kasarwadavali to in district.

The Metro 4A project, which is estimated to cost Rs 949 crore, will have two stations- Gowniwada and Gaimukh- on the extended route. The 2.7-kms extension will ensure that the entire is connected by the Metro corridor till Gaimukh, an said.

This additional route is part of 32-km long Wadala- Ghatkopar-Mulund-Kasarwadvali corridor.

The route extension will add 1.5 lakh passengers, taking the total number of passengers to 8.7 lakh. Commuting between and South will be easier, the added.

The project is expected to be completed by March 2022.

The DPR was approved by at the 144th meeting of Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), where Housing Prakash Mehta, and senior officials were present.

also directed to complete the work for transport hub and logistic park at Bhiwandi.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 16:50 IST