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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Ghatkopar metro station almost ready

Work on the Ghatkopar metro station is going strong. Mumbai Metro One (MM1) officials say that 80% of the work will be complete before the monsoon season breaks into the city. Krishnaprasad Maheshwari, director, MM1, said that almost 80% of the station is complete. "We estimate that almost six lakh people will travel daily between Versova and Ghatkopar; 70% of them will travel between Ghatkopar and Andheri.

CM Fadnavis in Japan: Bullet train, Mumbai Metro on the agenda

MUMBAI: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has proposed that the bullet train from Ahmedabad to Mumbai should go via Nashik, to which JICA, the funding agency for capital-intensive projects, agreed.

Delhi Metro: Mandi House-Central Secretariat link brings south closer to east, west

For Bhavna Sharma, a 30-year-old travel executive who lives in Vaishali and works at south Delhi’s Nehru Place, travelling the long way to work and back was a daily struggle. Things, however, were different on Thursday.

Doha Metro faces scheduling challenge

The proposed Doha Metro, an essential part of Qatar’s infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup, faces major scheduling challenges due to the tight timeframe, says Hyder Consulting regional rail director Geoff Leffek.

95% of women don’t feel safe on Mumbai’s streets

By Pamela Raghunath, Correspondent  www.gulfnews.com Mumbai: Some 95 per cent of women in Mumbai have to grapple with sexual harassment on the streets on a...

Flag off: Mumbai becomes a Metro today

More than six years after construction started and after several missed deadlines, Mumbai’s first Metro corridor is scheduled to start commercial operations from Sunday.

Suburbs in for a shock as discom proposes 10-45% tariff hike

Residents of Mumbai’s suburbs may have to brace for a steep hike in power tariff in the 2015-16 fiscal with Reliance Energy, the Mumbai power distribution arm of Reliance Infrastructure, having proposed an increase of 10 to 45 per cent for domestic consumers.

Passenger on Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight creates ruckus

A mentally unstable man was detained after he created ruckus inside a Delhi-Mumbai Jet Airways flight on Saturday morning. The flight, 9W332, left Delhi...

Britain's Atkins to increase Middle East headcount

Atkins, the British construction engineer, said Thursday it will increase its headcount in Middle East after recording a 70 percent rise in regional full-year profit. The firm, whose projects include the Dubai Metro and Durrat Al Bahrain, said it will grow employee numbers chiefly in Saudi Arabia and Qatar to accelerate expansion in those markets.

New Local Trains in Mumbai to Run at Speeds up to 105 Kmph

MUMBAI: With new coaches being introduced, people who commute in suburban trainssuburban trains, better known as 'locals' in Mumbai will finally experience a better, faster and more comfortable ride.