Recent year PM Narendra Modi flagged off The Mumbai Metro’s Line 2A a rapid transit system serving the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra, and Yellow Line Route Map its satellite towns Dombivali, Navi Mumbai, Kalyan, and Thane. The system is Designed to Ease traffic congestion in the city and offers a comfortable and speedy alternative to road transport.
The Mumbai yellow line metro is the second metro line that connects Dahisar East with Mandale through as many as 37 stations. The line is a part of the Mumbai Metro system and is operated by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).
Yellow Line Metro Route Map of Mumbai Line 2A
The Mumbai metro yellow line opened for public procedures in April 2022, connecting Dahisar East and D.N. Nagar via 10 stations.
The line is expected to ease travel time between Dahisar East and D.N. Nagar from over an hour to just 21 minutes. It is also likely to provide a much-needed boost to the city’s public transport infrastructure.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) owns the Yellow Line metro. It is a public body that is responsible for the planning and development of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. It was set up in 1975 and is managed by the Government of Maharashtra.
Mumbai Metro – Yellow Line
The Yellow Line of the Mumbai Metro is a 42-kilometer-long route that connects the eastern and western suburbs of Mumbai. The Mumbai metro Yellow Line has two sub-branches: Line 2A and Line 2B.
Section “2B” Connects DN Nagar, BKC, and Mankhurd and runs up to 24 KM. Other hand section “2A” covers 9 stations and runs between Dahisar, Eksar, Anand Nagar, IC Colony, Borivali West, Pahadi Eksar, Kandivali West, Kandarpada, and Dhanukarwadi and runs up to 9.5 Km.
Yellow line 2A
- length – 18.5 KM
- Number of stations – 17
- Estimates cost – INR 6410 cr
- Estimated ridership – 4.07 lakh/ day (2021)
- Stretch – Dahisar East to D.N. Nagar
Yellow line 2B
- length – 23.6 KM
- Number of stations – 20
- Estimates cost – INR 10986 cr
- Estimated ridership – none
- Stretch – ESIC Nagar to Mankhurd & Mandale
Yellow line route for Mumbai Metro
2A – It has 17 metro stations and all are elevated. Stations – Dahisar (East), Anand Nagar, Kandarpada, Mandapeshwar, Eksar, Borivali (West), Pahadi Eksar, Kandivali (West), and Dahanukarwadi are open. Stations – Valnai, Malad (West), Lower Malad, Pahadi Goregaon, Goregaon (West), Oshiwara, Lower Oshiwara, and D.N. Nagar are currently under construction.
2B – It has 20 metro stations and all are elevated. All the stations(ESIC Nagar, Prem Nagar, Indira Nagar, Nanavati Hospital, Khira Nagar, Saraswat Nagar, National College, Bandra Metro, ITO Bandra Kurla Complex, IL&FS, Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), MTNL, Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), SG Barve Marg, Kurla East, Eastern Express Highway (EEH), Chembur, Diamond Garden, Shivaji Chowk, BSNL, Mankhurd, and Mandala) are under construction.
Yellow Line Metro Route Map
The Mumbai metro yellow lines interconnect with all the other lines at some point, making commuting in the city a snap. They are an essential part of the city’s infrastructure and are used by millions of people every day.
The Mumbai yellow metro line route 2A covers 17 stations and is still under construction. The route will have a total length of 23.64 kilometers and will run from Wadala to D. N. Nagar. The construction of the route is expected to be completed by 2023.
Yellow Line Metro Timings
Mumbai’s yellow metro line is being developed to make travel easier for residents. The line is passing through major residential and commercial areas of the city, making it convenient for commuters. The Mumbai metro Yellow line 2A is partially operational, whereas line 2B is still under construction.
The Mumbai Metro yellow line is now fully functional. The trains run from 6 AM to 10 PM at a frequency of 10-11 minutes. The metro trains arrive at each station at regular intervals of 3 minutes. It is a major milestone for the city of Mumbai, as the metro will help to ease congestion on the roads and provide a much-needed boost to public transportation.
With the Mumbai Metro Yellow line now up and running, residents of the city can expect a cleaner, faster, and more efficient way to get around. It will also help to reduce pollution levels in the city, as fewer vehicles will be needed to transport people around.
The first train of the day reaches each station at different times. Also, the frequency of yellow metro lines also changes from peak office hours to regular hours.
The change in frequency is due to the different traffic levels during these times. During peak office hours, there is more traffic on the yellow metro lines as people are commuting to and from work. During regular hours, the traffic levels are lower and so the metro line frequency is reduced.
Mumbai Yellow Line Metro Tickets & Fare
The Mumbai Yellow Line metro fare is charged counting on the distance traveled by a person. The following are the charges:
1). If the person traveled 3 to 12 km then the yellow line fare is INR 20.
2). If the person traveled 12 to 18 km then the yellow line fare is INR 30.
3). If the person traveled 18 to 24 km then the yellow line fare is INR 40.
4). If the person traveled 24 to 30 km then the yellow line fare is INR 50.
Coming soon, common metro travelers will be able to buy a Trip Pass which is valid for 30 days and 45 trips. People would have to pay INR 50 for this pass as a security fee. With this pass, you can save up to INR 200 on your monthly metro travel expenses.
This pass is valid for travel on all days of the week, including weekends and holidays. It can be used for multiple trips within the same day and can be used to travel to any metro station in the city.
If you are a regular metro traveler, then buying this pass will help you save money on your travel expenses.
Major Stations on Mumbai Yellow Line Metro
1). Dahisar (East)
Dahisar (East) is the starting station on Mumbai’s yellow line metro. It is located in the Dahisar East neighborhood of Mumbai. The station is adjacent to the Dahisar River and is surrounded by residential and commercial buildings.
Dahanukarwadi is the last operational metro station on Mumbai’s Yellow Line. The station is located on the New Link Road of Mumbai and is run by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). It is located near several tourist attractions.
Judgment of Mumbai Yellow Line Metro Route
The yellow line of the Mumbai metro covers essential points of the city, offering seamless connectivity with all parts. It is one of the busiest lines in the city. The line is operational now and reduces traffic congestion and pollution levels in the city.
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