A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta said the October 7 order in connection with the interim stay on the felling of trees will continue till the next hearing on the matter in January.
For Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, Alstom will manufacture 31 lightweight fully-furnished modern metro trains of eight cars each for the 33.5 km stretch, which will connect 27 stations in Mumbai.
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices S A Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna also returned to the high court the appeal of activist Rohit Joshi against an earlier order of the HC.
Following Fadnavis’ resignation, many had expressed fears that big-ticket projects might be immediate victims to vendetta politics.
A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta said it will hear the matter at length in December.
In the first 398 days, the ridership notched 100 million and after 388 days, it reached another 100 million.
The villagers said do not want to lose their land to make way for a car shed as it is their only source of livelihood.
Elaborating on the green initiative taken by it, the metro corporation said, 'As of today, MMRCL has already planted 23, 846 trees and additionally distributed 25,000 saplings.'
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Maharashtra government that no more trees are required to be cut to make way for a car shed of the Mumbai Metro.
The police is ensuring that the movement of the local residents remains unhindered.
Prof Avkash Jadhav, head of the history department at St Xavier's College here and trustee of the city-based KAASH Foundation, said a SIT should be set up to inspect the site.
Heavy security was deployed at Aarey Colony's five entry points, including the key connecting road near the Western Express Highway, to prevent people from going towards the area.
Police round up 29 activists, prohibitory orders in force in the area.
Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation began chopping down trees to make way for metro car shed on Friday night after the High Court dismissed petitions challenging the permission for tree cutting.
MMRC Managing Director Ashwini Bhide alleged that 'some people consider themselves superior to judiciary' and a 'new false propaganda is in the air.'