The monsoons, are here and every year, when the showers get heavy or even easy drizzles have led to ultimate struggle on the local railway system of Mumbai, the life of the city. Along we are also now acquainted with accidents that have taken place on and around railway stations due to the damaged state of stations and also the rising traffic that cramps the space. Considering all of these problems and many more, as a part of the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC), 19 railway stations in Mumbai will be given a makeover.
For decongestion of railway lines, seamless passenger movements and easier commute, 19 stations of Mumbai will be undergoing a makeover very soon. Along with that, there are 7 stations on the Central Line, 8 on Western Line and 4 on Harbour Line.
Every station will be credited with different requirements including overhead foot bridges, skywalks, ticketing counters, shifting stalls and more.
What Are The Stations?
The basic aim of this project is to make it easier for the passengers. The stations identified experience a heavy load of public to and fro each day. Here’s the list –
1. Central Line – Kasara, Neral, Shahad, Dombivali, Thane, Mulund and Bhandup.
2. Harbour Line – Mankhurd, Govandi, GTB Nagar, Chembur
3. Western Line – Mumbai Central, Jogeshwari, Kandivali, Vasai, Nalasopara, Mira Road, Virar, and Bhayander.
The rebuilding of various stations will be starting pretty soon and the Mumbai Municipal Corporation is claiming that the station improvement project is estimated to be completed by 2022.