gets Rs 550 crores in Budget 2020
The centre has allocated Rs 550 crores for the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP), undertaken to expand and increase the capacity of Mumbai’s suburban network
According to the ‘pink book’, a budget document containing detailed allocations of various projects and works, which was released on February 5, 2020, the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) has received an allocation of Rs 550 crores from the centre. Of this, Rs 200 crores has been allocated for MUTP-2, Rs 300 crores for MUTP-3 and Rs 50 crores for MUTP-3A. However, the MUTP has received Rs 28 crores less funds compared to financial year 2019-20, when the total allocation for the MUTP was Rs 578 crores, rail activists said.
The Western Railway received Rs 4.24 crores for the conservation and restoration of Bandra station as a Grade-I heritage structure. The Central Railway said Rs 55 crores was allocated for the 67 km-long third line between Kalyan and Kasara stations.