Commercial operations on BKC-Aarey stretch of Mumbai Metro Line 3 to commence by December

The commercial operations on BKC-Aarey stretch of Mumbai Metro Phase I Line 3 Project (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ) is likely to commence by December 2023. Besides, 87 per cent of work of Phase I has been achieved. The second phase is around 77 per cent complete and the overall progress stands at 91 per cent.
Line 3 of Mumbai metro involves the development of an underground metro rail system in Mumbai connecting Colaba to SEEPZ via Bandra covering a distance of 33.5 km with an investment of Rs 290 billion. The project, which is being implemented by Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) on engineering, procurement, and engineering (EPC) basis, consists of a total of 26 stations. It is expected to be operational by December 2020.