Study of Development and Expansion Plan for Mumbai Suburban Rail Network
As a Consultant to MRVC on this Project, Egis had to prepare a set of proposals for staged expansion of the network and increased capacity of Mumbai Suburban rail system, duly integrated with other modes together with the improvement of the quality of service, including comfort, frequency and safety to passengers to provide for seamless convenient travel by public transport. Major priority investment proposals for the period 2016-2021 were the key outputs of the pre-feasibility study.
- To develop time and cost-based proposals for progressive network expansion, increasing capacity and improving the service quality in line with the changing needs of the commuters of the suburban rail system from 2016-2031
- To carry out pre-feasibility study for the investment proposals for the period 2016-2021 including cost estimates and financial and economic viability of the proposed projects
- To help in strengthening of transport planning skills of MRVC, particularly in the area of suburban rail transport, and to transfer all data, planning models/ tools and knowledge obtained through the study to MRVC and MMRDA, and (if requested) to other agencies as well
To suggest augmentation of capacity of Mumbai Suburban rail network, including features of passenger safety, comfort and seamless travel.