Planning a metro line is not rocket science anymore, it’s been happening for a century,” said SVR Srinivas, Managing Director of the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC). But in the hours that followed, the body found that with issues like slum rehabilitation, transfer of development rights, land reservations and a good amount of vote-bank politics, planning Mumbai’s metro may just be as complicated as rocket science.
The work of the most critical Metro Bridge over Western Railway Tracks at Andheri is going on in full swing under active supervision by the railways authorities, who have been cooperative. The work on the cable stayed bridge is progressing, speedily. The Form Travellers have been erected and the deck casting work at WEH bridge (over Jog flyover) is in progress.