The commute from Mumbai’s southern tip to its northern suburbs will now take simply 25 minutes and the trouble shall be lowered as a lot. The Water Taxi service, all set to start working from this month, won’t simply scale back journey time but additionally enhance connectivity in a metropolis that sees bumper-to-bumper visitors and severely overcrowded public transport daily. The taxi service will join Navi Mumbai’s Nerul, Belapur, and JNPT with the Home Cruise Terminal in south Mumbai’s Mazgaon.
One-way commute between the 2 endpoints will value between Rs 200 to Rs 7000, Infinity Harbour Service Firm – one of many operators of the water taxis stated, including, PM Modi will inaugurate the taxi service this month. Month-to-month passes may even be supplied.
In response to a current report, routes have been allotted by the federal government, together with Worldwide Cruise Terminal to Elephanta, Home Cruise Terminal (DCT) to Rewas, Dharamtar, Karanjade, Home Cruise Terminal to Belapur, Nerul, Airoli, Vashi, Khanderi Islands, and Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT), to numerous operators.
These high-speed AC boats are anticipated to take the load off of native trains and public transport and most significantly run in all climate, Infinity Harbour Service Firm stated. At the moment, street and rail are the one modes of transport between Mumbai and Navi Mumbai.
The water taxis will take about 25 minutes one-way, considerably decreasing the commute time on the roughly 30 km stretch.