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New Mumbai metro will beat traffic, but at what cost?

New Mumbai metro will beat traffic, but at what cost?

January 21, 2018

MUMBAI, Jan 21 — A new underground metro is expected to ease the burden on Mumbai’s notoriously congested roads and railways, but not everybody in India’s sprawling financial capital is happy about the multi-billion-dollar project. Announced in 2014 with much fanfare, the Metro 3 line has been hailed by backers as essential to help solve the city’s traffic woes and finally provide a link to its airports. But campaigners are angry at the felling of thousands of trees, and say... Read more

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