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Mono Phase-II trial run held


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Mumbai: A 3km non-signalling trail run was conducted on August 15 from Wadala to Acharya Atre Nagar on Mono Phase 2. Train number 9 used for the trial run started at 8:31am from Wadala and reached Acharya Atre Nagar via GTB Nagar and Antop Hill stations around 8:44am.

The train began its return journey at 8.47 am and concluded at 9 am. The train concluded its return journey achieving the speed at 15 kmph.

The mono phase 2 is on its final stage of completion and is being supervised under Roshan Stanislaus, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Scomi Engineering, Mathew Varughese, Head-Operations of Scomi Engineering and Ramchandra Dambal, Head-Electricals at L&T. The second phase of monorail consists of 11 stations from Wadala Depot to Jacob Circle. It would be constructed at a cost of Rs1,900 crore.