Mumbai’s Proud Moments: Mumbai is the most happening city in the world. People from around the globe comes in Mumbai for many reasons. The way Festivals are celebrated here has attracted the eyes of world from so many years. Every second something, that may be good or bad, happens in Mumbai without any warning.
There are 7 most unforgettable memories attached to Mumbai. Some of these you may not be knowing.
Lets look at 7 Most Proud Moments happened in Mumbai (Mumbai’s Proud Moments)
1 First train service between CST and Thane
The Mumbai Suburban Railway is the first railway to be built During British Rule, and is also the oldest railway system in Asia. The first train ran on 16 April 1853 between VT and Thane, a distance of 34 km. This may be the most unforgettable Mumbai’s Proud Moments.
2 Departure of last British troop from Gateway of India
The Sikh parade took place at the Gateway to India, Mumbai on the occasion of the departure of British troops from India on 28 February 1948.
3 Navy’s first Scorpene-class submarine afloat to naval dockyard in Mumbai
Kalvari, the first ship of Scorpene class submarines being manufactured at Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), was set afloat in the Mumbai naval dockyard in Oct 2015, setting the stage for its sea trials, and eventual commissioning on schedule in Sept 2016.
4 India’s First Monorail Service, Mumbai Monorail
Monorail will become a new landmark in Mumbai. Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan flagged off the country’s first monorail at Wadala. Mumbaikars will be able to commute in the swanky air-conditioned coaches on the 8.93km route between Chembur and Wadala.
5 India winning world 2011 at Wankhede stadium
The 2011 Cricket World Cup Final was match played between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, on 2 April 2011. The culmination of the tenth edition of the World Cup, it was the first time that these two teams had met each other at this stage in the tournament history. India won the match by six wickets—its second World Cup win after the 1983 tournament—and became the third team to have won the title more than once, after Australia (1987, 1999, 2003 and 2007) and the West Indies (1975 and 1979).
6. Michael Jackson musical concert in Mumbai
It was the biggest musical concert of its time when the Michael Jackson, the ‘King of Pop’, performed live in Mumbai on October 30, 1996. This was the first and last time Michael Jackson arrived in Mumbai. this was Mumbai’s Proud Moments mostly for MJ fans.
7 India’a First Bullet Train Service between Mumbai to Ahmadabad
The Mumbai–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor is an under-construction high-speed rail line connecting the cities of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and India’s economic hub Mumbai, Maharashtra. It will be India’s first high-speed rail line.
The construction of the corridor began on 14 September 2017 as per schedule and the first bullet train is scheduled to leave for its first run on 15 August 2022. The corridor will use E5 Series Shinkansen, and will be operated by JR East.