New metro lines boost connectivity to CSMIA in Mumbai

New metro lines boost connectivity to CSMIA in Mumbai

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is all set to get improved connectivity with the commissioning of new lines including Metro Line 7A, from Gundavali Metro station to CSMI airport and the underground Metro Line 3 (Colaba-Bandra

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MahaMetro hastens work on Rs 10,896-cr 2B Line extension

MahaMetro hastens work on Rs 10,896-cr 2B Line extension

In order to provide hassle free and seamless transport facilities to the metropolitan city, MahaMetro has fast tracked the work on the extension of the 2B Metro Line connecting DN Nagar to Mandale. This comes at an investment of Rs 10,896 crore. This metro

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PMRDA speeds up Puneri Metro Line 3

PMRDA speeds up Puneri Metro Line 3

The Pune Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (PMRDA) has fast tracked the construction of Puneri Metro Line 3 on the PPP model. In this endeavour, the Tata Group has established a Special Purpose Vehicle company called Pune IT City Metro

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PM dedicates Railway projects worth Rs. 6,350-cr in Chhattisgarh

PM dedicates Railway projects worth Rs. 6,350-cr in Chhattisgarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated several rail sector projects worth around Rs 6,350 crore in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh. The railway projects include Chhattisgarh East Rail Project Phase-I, 3rd rail line between Champa to Jamga, 3rd rail line between

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RITES submits report for tri-city metro rail project

RITES submits report for tri-city metro rail project

After one and half decades of deliberations & discussions, the Chandigarh metro project has gained momentum with the submission of the inception report by the RITES (Rail India Technical and Economic Service) to the administration. The first phase

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Railway sanctions FLS for Jajpur-Dhamra Port line

Railway sanctions FLS for Jajpur-Dhamra Port line

The Union government has sanctioned a Final Location Survey (FLS) for the construction of a new railway line between Jajpur Road-Keonjhar and Dhamra via Jajpur and Aradi. An amount of Rs 2.4 crore has been allocated for the survey of 96 km railway line

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RITES-CFM Angola inks rail infrastructure pact

RITES-CFM Angola inks rail infrastructure pact

The country’s major transport infrastructure consultancy and engineering giant, RITES Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Caminho De Ferro De Moçâmedes (CFM), Angola for cooperation in the development of Railways

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DMRC-BEL signs MoU to develop i-CBTC system

DMRC-BEL signs MoU to develop i-CBTC system

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop an indigenous Communication Based Train Control (i-CBTC) system. The partnership is aligned with the

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Hindalco signs Technology Partnership with Metra for aluminium rail coaches

Hindalco signs Technology Partnership with Metra for aluminium rail coaches

Hindalco Industries has signed a technology partnership agreement with Italy-based Metra to manufacture high-speed aluminium rail coaches. The partnership aims to enable the production of large-size aluminium extrusion and fabrication technology

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Kerala to start work on Water Metro project

Kerala to start work on Water Metro project

The work on the Water Metro Terminal at Mattancherry, which had been lying in limbo for a long time, is all set to be resumed shortly. The leaders of the Action Council for the Terminal urged the state CM to expedite the construction of the terminal

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Bids invited for overpass for rail line between Darekasa-Salekasa Station

Bids invited for overpass for rail line between Darekasa-Salekasa Station

The South East Central (SEC) Railway has invited bids for the execution of work for the construction of overpass on the existing main line and the proposed third line between Darekasa-Salekasa station of Nagpur Division. The contract at an estimated cost

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India-Bhutan to get rail connectivity soon

India-Bhutan to get rail connectivity soon

The allotment of Rs 120 billion by the Government for the extensive expansion and modernization of railway infrastructure in the northeastern region of the country will boost the Bhutan-India railway link. The 57.5-kilometre railway line will connect Kokrajhar

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NCRTC to operationalise Duhai and Meerut South section in RAPIDX Phase-II

NCRTC to operationalise Duhai and Meerut South section in RAPIDX Phase-II

In the second phase of the operation of RAPIDX train services, National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) will operationalise the section between Duhai to Meerut South station. The distance between Duhai and Meerut South Station is about

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RVNL-MPCC Emerges as Lowest Bidder for Rs. 174.27-Cr Rail Contract

RVNL-MPCC Emerges as Lowest Bidder for Rs. 174.27-Cr Rail Contract

The joint venture between RVNL and MPCC has secured the position of the lowest bidder for a civil engineering contract with a scope of work that includes gauge conversion on the 22.50-km-long Petlad-Bhadran project within the Vadodara Division

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PMRDA hastens work on Rs 8,312-cr metro line

PMRDA hastens work on Rs 8,312-cr metro line

The Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) has started groundwork to fast-track the Rs 8,312 crore Hinjewadi to Shivajinagar Metro line, which was awarded to the Tata-Siemens joint venture. To begin with, the authority has

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CR completes land acquisition for Rs 3,445.cr rail project

CR completes land acquisition for Rs 3,445.cr rail project

In order to bridge the gap between Marathwada and Vidarbha regions, the Central Railway has completed 90% of the land acquisition required for the Nanded-Wardha 284.6km-long rail project, which involves an investment of Rs 3,445.8 crore. The rail

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Kanyakumari station in TN gets world class upgrades

Kanyakumari station in TN gets world class upgrades

The redevelopment work of Kanyakumari Railway Station in Tamil Nadu, which falls under the jurisdiction of Southern Railway's Thiruvananthapuram division, has been fast-tracked. The renovation initiative aims to provide passengers with a

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APMRC speeds up work on Vizag metro project in AP

APMRC speeds up work on Vizag metro project in AP

The state government has fast-tracked the construction work on the Vizag Metro project in Andhra Pradesh as a result of collaborative efforts between the Central and State government, in partnership with IL&FS Engineering and Construction

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MMRDA gets 71.04 ha land for four metro routes

MMRDA gets 71.04 ha land for four metro routes

The state cabinet in Maharashtra has agreed to allocate 71.04 hectares of land in Mogharpada, Thane, to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority for the construction of car sheds for four metro routes. It has been stated that the designated

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Aarvee Associates wins HMRCL's Phase-III contract

Aarvee Associates wins HMRCL's Phase-III contract

Consulting firms Aarvee Associates and Systra have secured the tender for preparing of the detailed project report for phase 3 of Hyderabad’s Metro expansion. They have been assigned the responsibilty of submitting preliminary project reports

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CMRL launches tunneling work on Phase-2 of Corridor-4

CMRL launches tunneling work on Phase-2 of Corridor-4

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited has launched tunneling work on the Phase-II of the Corridor 4 of Chennai Metro, running on east-west alignment and connecting the beachfront from Light House station to Poonamallee Depot, after covering a length of

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Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh to get Vande Bharat Express

Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh to get Vande Bharat Express

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has announced that Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh will soon get a Vande Bharat Express. India's semi-high-speed train set, now offers its services in all rail-electrified states across the country. With 50 operational

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Centre takes up 30 railway projects worth Rs. 83,543-cr

Centre takes up 30 railway projects worth Rs. 83,543-cr

In order to provide well-oiled rail network across the country, the Union government has approved 30 railway projects including 15 new railway lines in Telangana involving an investment of Rs 83,543 crore. The Railway Ministry has fast-tracked over 700 km

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Work on Rs. 221-cr Cherlapally railway station to be completed by year-end

Work on Rs. 221-cr Cherlapally railway station to be completed by year-end

The South Central Railways has informed that the work on Rs. 221 crore Cherlapally railway station will be completed by the end of 2023. The station is slated to become the new alternate coaching terminal for the twin cities and is being developed with

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Track work commences on Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor

Track work commences on Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor

For the first time, the J-slab ballastless track system is being used in India for laying track bed for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor track system. The track system comprises of a pre-cast track slab over which fastening devices and rails are

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Patna Metro speeds up work on underground Aksahvani metro station

Patna Metro speeds up work on underground Aksahvani metro station

Patna Metro Rail Project has fast-tracked construction work on the Aksahvani underground metro station on the Corridor-II at Frazer Road in the heart of the city centre. The length of the station will be 235 meters, and the depth of the track will be

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Titagarh Rail System rolls out Rs 1,500-cr expansion plans

Titagarh Rail System rolls out Rs 1,500-cr expansion plans

Titagarh Rail System has rolled out an ambitious expansion plan to augment its capacity and capability at an investment of Rs 1,500 crore. It has a capacity of making around 12-15 coaches per month currently and the plan is to take it up to 70-72 coaches

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Railway Board yet to approve Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat commercial run

Railway Board yet to approve Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat commercial run

The Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat Express has not yet received the final nod from the Railway Board to make its inaugural commercial run, even after two successful trial runs. The train completed its first trial run on August 5 and second on August 12. The

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Russian TMH sets to enter Indian rail sector

Russian TMH sets to enter Indian rail sector

The Russian rolling-stock giant Transmashholding (TMH) is all set to enter the Indian rail sector. The company has submitted a performance bank guarantee (PBG) of Rs 200 crore to the Indian Railways, paving the way for the railways to finalize a manufacturing

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Decks cleared for new Garia-Airport Metro in Kolkata

Decks cleared for new Garia-Airport Metro in Kolkata

The new Garia-Airport Metro at EM Bypass’s Metropolitan crossing in Kolkata has received a green signal after 6 years of wait. The RVNL has been provided a 125-meter site by the traffic department, and after securing the NOC, the work was started on

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