Indian Railways: Highlights of Elevated Rail Corridor in Mumbai

Mumbai suburban air-conditioned rail corridor on western line to be completed by 2019-2020 …
·        Indian Railways has planned ambitious 63.27km long elevated air-conditioned rail corridor costing $4 billion

·        Two track elevated rail corridor would connect South Mumbai to Northern point of Virar through 26 stations out of which 19 would be elevated, 5 underground and 2 at grade (ground level)

·        The trains would run at a optimum speed of 100 km per hour while service will be offered for 19 hours a day starting from 5am with a capacity to carry 90,000 passengers

·        Technical feasibility study of the project is already completed and project is expected to be awarded by March 2013. Elevated rail corridor project would be completed through public private partnership (PPP) mode on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) and expected to commissioned by 2019-2020


  1. Its very nice to see new elevation of irctc, It all happened because irctc make all functions online for their passengers like IRCTC Register, login, Check PNR Status, Refund.