Prayagraj Metro worth Rs 8,000-cr gains momentum

Prayagraj Metro worth Rs 8,000-cr gains momentum

In a bid to make it operational before the Kumbh Mela 2025, the UPMRC has fast-tracked the Prayagraj Metro project, a light rail system for the Sangam City. The project at an estimated investment of Rs 8,000 crore will have two lines spanning

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DMRC floats tender for 3 elevated stations in Mumbai

DMRC floats tender for 3 elevated stations in Mumbai

The DMRC has floated a tender worth Rs. 70.30 crores for the execution of architectural finishing work at three elevated stations- IIT Powai, KanjurMarg (W), and Vikhroli (EEH) of Mumbai Metro Line 06. The scope of work involves architectural finishing

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MMRDA assigns dedicated teams to expedite project execution

MMRDA assigns dedicated teams to expedite project execution

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has planned to appoint dedicated team leaders for each metro line to streamline the coordination between civil and electrical works while clarifying responsibilities. The successful operation of

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Railway hastens work on redevelopment of Puducherry station

Railway hastens work on redevelopment of Puducherry station

The Southern Railway has fast tracked the redevelopment work of the Puducherry railway station involving an investment of Rs. 93 crores. The project has already been awarded to Engineering Projects (India) Limited, Chennai on EPC model with a

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RITES secures bid for Rs 65.04-cr railway contract

RITES secures bid for Rs 65.04-cr railway contract

RITES has emerged as the lowest bidder for a tender, floated by the Railway Board, involving an investment of Rs 65.04 crore. The company is set to undertake testing and inspection of rails as per the stringent IRS T-12 2009 standards for Indian Railways

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UKMRC speeds up Rs 40,150-cr Neo Metro project

UKMRC speeds up Rs 40,150-cr Neo Metro project

Uttarakhand Metro Rail Corporation (UKMRC) has expedited the work on Dehradun-Haridwar-Rishikesh Metro Corridor, being built at an estimated investment of Rs 40,150 crores. The upcoming metro corridor would provide interconnectivity to all

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ICF launches orange-themed Vande Bharat Trains

ICF launches orange-themed Vande Bharat Trains

The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai has started manufacturing a new Vande Bharat Express with orange-gray coloured theme, as it marks the 31st Vande Bharat Express produced by ICF. The coach factory is stepping into a new territory and will

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RITES-NHPC inks consultancy services pact

RITES-NHPC inks consultancy services pact

RITES Limited has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NHPC for the strategic collaboration to provide comprehensive consultancy services for rail infrastructure facilities in NHPC’s hydropower projects. The collaboration aims

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Under-Construction Railway Bridge collapses in Mizoram

Under-Construction Railway Bridge collapses in Mizoram

At least 17 workers were killed after an under-construction railway bridge collapsed near Sairang area in Mizoram. Around 35-40 workers were present at the site at the time of the collapse and several are feared trapped. The site of crash is around

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Railways opt for R-350 technology in high-speed trains

Railways opt for R-350 technology in high-speed trains

The Railways is gearing up to enhance its tracks using high-tech rails known as R-350 as the move is crucial for the operation of high-speed trains. Alongside track upgrades, the railway ministry is implementing various measures to enhance train technology

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Afcons emerges as lowest bidder for Rs. 717.23-cr JMRC contract

Afcons emerges as lowest bidder for Rs. 717.23-cr JMRC contract

Afcons Infrastructure has emerged as the lowest bidder with bid value worth Rs. 630.45 crore, which is lower than the JMRC’s estimated cost of Rs. 717.23 crores. The project involves the civil construction contract (Package UG-03) of a new phase

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Underground Rajendra Nagar metro station in Patna to have 3 levels

Underground Rajendra Nagar metro station in Patna to have 3 levels

The upcoming Rajendra Nagar Metro station will be underground and a three-level structure after the Patna Junction Metro station. The proposed Metro station of corridor — II will be connected to the Rajendra Nagar Terminal station as well, construction

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DMRC finalizes DPR for Phase-I of Odisha metro project

DMRC finalizes DPR for Phase-I of Odisha metro project

After carrying out detailed surveys and assessments for traffic and topography, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has submitted DPR for Odisha metro project spanning 26km long with 20 stations as part of the mass transit system under Phase-I

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MMRDA acquires land for construction of two metro depots in Thane

MMRDA acquires land for construction of two metro depots in Thane

To expand the metro network, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has announced to establish two metro depots in Thane district of Maharashtra. The nodal agency has already acquired the land for the depots, crucial

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Hebbal flyover in Bangalore to become multi-modal transit hub

Hebbal flyover in Bangalore to become multi-modal transit hub

In its on-going traffic decongestion drive, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has planned to transform Hebbal flyover into a multi-modal transit hub. The multi-modal integration (MMI) will see the establishment of one suburban rail

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L&T Metro Rail seals sale deal of realty assets in Hyderabad

L&T Metro Rail seals sale deal of realty assets in Hyderabad

L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) has secured approval from the state government and its members for the proposed sale of its Raidurg business on a slump sale basis to Rafferty Developments Private Ltd. However, the deal is subject to fulfilment of transaction

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Govt approves 212.26km track doubling work in UP

Govt approves 212.26km track doubling work in UP

The government has allowed to increase the existing line capacity in Uttar Pradesh to smoothen train operations, reduce congestion and facilitate ease of travelling and transportation, including doubling of railway tracks between Gorakhpur Cantt

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Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi rail line to come up at Rs 3,411-cr

Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi rail line to come up at Rs 3,411-cr

To improve connectivity between western Maharashtra and Konkan, the National Planning Group has included the Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi rail line under the PM Gati Shakti program. The railways has earmarked a sum of Rs 3,411 crore for the proposed

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Maha Metro to complete work on 2 metro lines in Pune by October-December

Maha Metro to complete work on 2 metro lines in Pune by October-December

Maha Metro, the authority responsible for Pune's metro system, is in full swing to complete the remaining work on the metro lines connecting Ramwadi and Swargate by the end of this year. The completion of the remaining stretches on the Bund

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Bids invited for Mumbai Metro Line 6 ballastless track work

Bids invited for Mumbai Metro Line 6 ballastless track work

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Limited has invited e-tenders for contract MT-09R for Mumbai Metro line 6 at an estimated cost of Rs 96.34 crore with work completion deadline of 24 months. The scope of work includes installation, testing and

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Seven multi-tracking projects of Indian railways amounting to Rs 32,500-cr gets govt nod

Seven multi-tracking projects of Indian railways amounting to Rs 32,500-cr gets govt nod

The Centre has approved seven projects of Railways ministry with estimated cost of around Rs. 32,500 crore, with 100% funding from the Union Government. The proposals of multi-tracking will ease operations and reduce congestion, providing the

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L&T secures 31km Hyderabad Airport Metro project

L&T secures 31km Hyderabad Airport Metro project

Larsen & Toubro has emerged as the lowest bidder for the design and construction of the proposed 31km Hyderabad Airport Express Metro Line project. The project, connecting Raidurg with the GMR Hyderabad International Airport, will commence from

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DMRC floats tender to monitor infrastructure efficiency

DMRC floats tender to monitor infrastructure efficiency

In its quest to ensure safety of the entire metro network and augmenting the efficiency of its infrastructure, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has planned to engage an agency to monitor vibration levels at 90 locations in its network

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Southern Railway to revamp 90 stations

Southern Railway to revamp 90 stations

Southern Railway will complete upgradation of 90 railway stations this year under Amrit Bharat Stations Scheme and redevelopment of 21 railway stations will be done in three to four years. It also announced to lay new lines from Karaikal to Peralam and

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BMRCL tests open web girder stability with sandbag load

BMRCL tests open web girder stability with sandbag load

Ensuring structural stability, the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has conducted a load test on the Open Web Girder (OWG) above the railway track between Baiyappanahalli and Benniganahalli metro stations. During testing, a six-coach

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Tender issued for Solapur-Osmanabad new BG line

Tender issued for Solapur-Osmanabad new BG line

Tender has been floated by the Central Railway for the construction of a new BG line in Solapur-Osmanabad new line section of Solapur division on EPC mode. The project involves earth work, and construction of major bridges, minor bridges, road over

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China's KTK Group secures Rs 236.25-cr DMRC Contract

China's KTK Group secures Rs 236.25-cr DMRC Contract

China's KTK Group has emerged victorious in clinching a substantial contract worth Rs 236.25 crore from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The contract entails the installation of Platform Screen Doors (PSDs) across three lines of Delhi Metro's

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Railways take up Rs 70,000-cr Janjatiya Corridor in tribal regions

Railways take up Rs 70,000-cr Janjatiya Corridor in tribal regions

The Railways Ministry has started work on the Janjatiya Gaurav Corridor to promote rail services in tribal dominated regions at an investment of Rs 70,000 crore. The detailed project report for a new corridor is underway, informed Railway Minister Ashwini

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CMRL plans Tambaram-Velachery light metro rail project

CMRL plans Tambaram-Velachery light metro rail project

In order to ensure hassle free transport services to the local metro users, Chennai Metro Rail Limited has planned an urban Light Rail Transit System in the city along with the Chennai Metro, Chennai Suburban Railway, and MRTS. Light Rail between Tambaram

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DFCCIL-MUFG seals $100-mn funding deal

DFCCIL-MUFG seals $100-mn funding deal

The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) has managed to secure $100 million funding through an external commercial borrowing (ECB) from Japan’s MUFG Bank. It was made possible with the support of a credit enhancement

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