The test run of Metro line 2A and 7 began on May 31. and will reportedly go on for four to five months. After this, the first phase will start in October and both the lines will be completely operational by January 2022, according to officials. On May 31, the metro reached Akurli Metro Station in Kandivli for the inauguration of the trial run program. The test run began around 12:30pm and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was present for the same. Mid-Day photojournalists documented the historic moments. Watch this video.