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Monday, September 25, 2017

Mumbai Metro track design woes: Engineers from German firm to inspect problem

Within the first quarter of Mumbai Metro getting commissioned, some recurring and serious problems have emerged during operations between the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar line.

After leaks reported from Mumbai Metro, Delhi Metro travels with open door risking passenger...

Safety measures in public transportation seems to be going berserk as numerous reports surface. After the Mumbai Metro leak story, now a new report has surfaced about a Delhi metro travelling with open doors.

Phase-I of Navi Mumbai airport by Dec 2018: CIDCO

The first phase of the proposed Rs 14,500-crore global airport at Navi Mumbai would be ready by December 2018, the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) of Maharashtra Vice-Chairman and Managing Director Sanjay Bhatia said on Tuesday.

Filmmakers on Mumbai metro

The Mumbai local train has, over the years, served as a backdrop in several Indian films, besides featuring prominently in an Oscar-winning Hollywood film (Slumdog Millionaire; 2008).

Mumbai metro and PPP

The Chief Minister of the State Prithviraj Chavan threatened to skip the flag-off ceremony, if the fare suggested by the Government was not accepted by Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RIL), the private partner in the metro project.

In a decade, Western Railway would need a third terminus

Western Railway's two termini - Bandra and Mumbai Central - might soon need a helping hand. The railway authorities believe that the two termini is likely to get saturated in the next 10 years and would require WR to have a third terminus for its long-distance train operations.

Help Pours in for Bus Driver's Twins Who Cracked IIT-JEE

Institutes, corporate houses and individuals from across the country called up the twins as well as mid-day yesterday and offered to help fund their education. "People from our management read about the brothers and we are very keen on helping them.

Mumbai Metro III may risk Rs 3,500 cr on ‘flawed design’

The Maharashtra government is keen on initiating the third phase of Metro before the assembly elections to cash in on the success of the first phase which commenced operations this month.

Urban rail news in brief

A multi-modal public transport study for Jeddah has been completed, governor of Makkah province Prince Khaled Al-Faisal announced on July 27. Tendering for construction of a metro is expected to begin soon. The mayor of Tehran opened a 2 km, one-station extension of metro Line 1 from Haram-e-Motahar to Kahrizak on July 21.

Terror alert for metro cities

Delhi, Mumbai and other metros of India were on Friday put on high alert after yesterday's explosive was found outside a railway station in Ambala. Following the alert, security has been stepped up in all the metros.