mini metro projects in Maharashtra
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways informed that all important cities in the Vidarbha region will be connected to Nagpur through mini-metro projects within one and a half years. There will be a mini-metro covering Yavatmal, Wadsa, Ramtek, Badnera, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Wardha and Amravati. There are eleven districts in Vidarbha and orange city Nagpur is Maharashtra's second capital. The plan is to enhance inter-district connectivity through mini-metro projects that offer fast and comfortable travel within and outside the Vidarbha region. The mini-metro rail project will be completed in one and a half years through private partnership. At the same time, it is ensuring that the ticket rates are affordable. Every mini-metro will be of eight coaches. There will be two coaches for business class and six for economy class. The ticket price for economy class should be at par with bus rates. This will enable ordinary persons to opt for mini-metro. The minister, who represents Nagpur Parliamentary constituency, has focused on upgradation of infrastructure and connectivity in the region.
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation is all set to start work on a DPR for the 105-km long Phase 3 metro corridor, for which it has identified three

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The construction arm of Larsen & Toubro has secured an order from the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) to design and

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Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has invited bids for the construction of one of the toughest underground stretches on phase-2 from Kolathur to Nathamuni covering 5.8km. The 118.9km phase-2 is expected to be ready by

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has awarded a contract to Larsen and Toubro for design and construction of the underground metro project Phase-1 of the

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The Haryana government has approves 32.14 km long route of the metro line connecting Gurugram to Faridabad with 12 stations. The preparation of DPR report is currently under process and once completed the same would be

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The Union government and European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a Finance Contract for the first tranche loan of Euro 250 million for the Agra Metro Rail Project. Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs

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