Bandra Worli Sea Link OverviewRanked 3 of 770 sightseeing in Mumbai
Bandra Worli Sea Link, also known as the Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, is a cable stayed bridge linking Bandra to western suburbs of Mumbai. One part of the sea link was opened for public on 24th March 2009; however, it was completely opened on 1st July 2009. The Sea Link was inaugurated by Smt. Sonia Gandhi, the chairperson of UPA.
This sea link is the first phase of the project initiated by Mumbai government to start a West Island Freeway System. The link has 8 lanes for traffic to operate and caters to around 37500 vehicles per day. The link has reduced the time taken to travel from Bandra to Worli by a big margin. Whole journey of 8 km, which earlier used to take 45 to 60 minutes, can now be completed in just 7 to 10 minutes.
Tourists can reach the place from either of the two sides of the link. Nearest bus depot is Bandra (2 km) and the nearest train station to the link is Bandra Railway station (5 km). Taxis and auto rickshaws are among other available modes of transport.
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