Mumbai moves closer to getting new metro system as CMRS completes 50% inspection of Corridors 2A and 7

The RSMC team had arrived in the city on Friday to begin the inspection. (News18)

CMRS RK Sharma had begun inspecting Corridors 2A and 7, a 20 km stretch in the western suburbs, on Saturday.

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The Metro Rail Safety Commissioner (CMRS) on Tuesday completed 50% of the statutory inspection of the delayed Phase 1 of Mumbai Metro Corridors 2A and 7 between Dahanukarwadi and Aarey, meaning Mumbai is closing in on a other metro network.

CMRS RK Sharma had begun inspecting Corridors 2A and 7, a 20 km stretch in the western suburbs, on Saturday.

“The RSMC requested 7 days to complete the inspection of the 20 km long corridor. It has completed the inspection of Phase I of Line 7 which represents 50% of the total network we plan to open,” a senior official from the Mumbai Metropolitan Area Development Authority (MMRDA) said. quoted by the Times of India.

According to a report by The Indian Express, the CMRS team had arrived in the city on Friday to begin the inspection, a mandatory routine procedure that takes place before a metro line can be put into operation. CMRS authorization is mandatory to start business operations.

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