The suburbs also have auto rickshaws, little black and yellow buggies that zip through the traffic like busy beetles. The rides can be hair-raising, but the drivers are pretty skilled. Rickshaws are cheap and cost about half the taxi fare; however they don’t ply beyond the nearest suburb, which is Bandra. If you’re new to the city its best to check both taxi and rickshaw rates on the driver’s Tariff Card.
For suburban bound traffic, Mumbai has two excellent lines that serve the eastern and western suburbs. They are literally the city’s lifelines: everyday, over half a million commuters from Mumbai’s far-flung suburbs make their way to downtown offices to earn their living. Trains on both lines run every couple of minutes round the clock (except […]