Transport & Communications

Transport & Communications

Shri. Madhukar Kharat
Shri. Madhukar Kharat
Chief , (Addl.Charge )
Transport & Communications
Transport and Communications is the oldest and important division in the Authority. The Transport and Communications Division has always been at the forefront of the Development of Transport Infrastructure in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
The Division prepares Project Preparatory reports such as feasibility Reports and Detailed Project Reports required for the implementation of major projects such as Metro rail, Mono rail, Roads, Highways, etc. This division also implements short and medium term traffic measures.
Currently, the division is handing projects and works like Nariman Point – Colaba Bridge, Funicular Railway, Integrated Ticketing System, Pedestrian Suspension Bridge, Vehicular Bridge, Multi-Modal Integration and FOB at Metro Stations, Signage, Road Marking and other road safety measures.
Transport and Communications Division has been continuously coordinating with various departments in the field of urban transport in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
Transport and Communications Division assists Unified Mumbai Metropolitan Transport Authority in planning, implementing and institutional strengthening proposals for Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in Mumbai Metropolitan Region. This division also coordinates with the concerned agencies to tackle the transport challenges through integrated and complementary schemes and initiatives.
The projects / works undertaken by this Division are as follows:
    1. Comprehensive Transport Study and its periodic updation
    2. Access Control Study of WEH.
    3. Mumbai Metro Master Plan
    4. Metro Line - 1 Versova - Andheri - Ghatkopar related works
    5. Metro Line - 8 (Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport - Navi Mumbai International Airport) (Detailed Project Report)
    6. Metro Line - 13 (Bhayander-Virar) (Detailed Project Report)
    7. Metro Line - 14 (Vikhroli-Badlapur) (Detailed Project Report)
    8. Metro Line - 5 Thane - Bhiwandi - Kalyan (Detailed Project Report)
    9. Monorail (Sant Gadge Maharaj Chowk - Wadala - Chembur)
    10. Interstate Bus Terminal, Wadala
    11.Integrated Ticketing System in Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
    12. Urban Ropway (Borivali to Gorai)
    13.Funicular Railway at Matheran
    14.Pedestrian Suspension Bridge (Bandra-Kurla Complex (E-Block) to Maharashtra Nature Park)
    15.Multi Modal Integration at Metro Stations (Metro 2A and Metro 7)
    16.Automatic Rapid Transit System in BKC
    17.Commercial Development of Wadala Depot.
    18.Assisting Unified Mumbai Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMMTA)

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Functions of Division

The primary function of Transport & Communications Division is overall Transport Planning, Designing, Funding and Implementation of selected transport infrastructure projects. Surveys and studies in transport sector, carrying out traffic impact assessment studies for MMR as and when directed by Government, advising Government on transport related issues.
This division implements small scale Traffic improvement proposals, Junction improvements, Landscaping & Beautification of junctions etc. and Implementation of Multimodal Integration proposals of Mumbai Metro Lines Stations.

Project List

  • Updation of CTS (Comprehensive Transportation Study) 
  • Western Express Highway - Access Control Study 
  • Eastern Express Highway - Cycle track and Junction Improvement 
  • Urban Transport Fund 
  • MTHL Dispersal & Worli-Sewri Dispersal 
  • Bridge Connecting Nariman Point to Colaba 
  • Multi Modal Integration Metro Line - 2A&7
  • FOBs at Metro Line -7 Stns 
  • Signage on Western Express Highway, Eastern Express Highway & Bandra Kurla Complex 
  • Road Markings Western Express Highway, Eastern Express Highway & Bandra Kurla Complex 
  • Road Signage & Marking at Wadala & Oshiwara 
  • Bandra Kurla Complex Pedestrian Bridge 
  • Western Express Highway Cycle Track 
  • Multi Modal Integration for Metro Line -4&4A
  • Multi Modal Integration for Metro Line - 7A & 9 (11Stns.)
  • Multi Modal Integration for Metro Line 2B (20 Stns.)
  • Multi Modal Integration for Metro Line 6 (13 Stns.)
  • Metro Line-1 Related works
  • Metro Line -5 Extension-DPR
  • DPR of Metro Line -8 From CSMIA Airport to Mankhurd
  • DPR of Metro Line -13 Mira Bhayander to Virar 
  • Metro Line -14 Kanjurmarg - Badlapur
  • Funicular Matheran Railway
  • Automated Rapid Transit System in Bandra Kurla Complex (ARTS)
  • Statistical Publication