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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Mumbai: No school bus strike on Tuesday

MUMBAI: The School Bus Owners Association said on Sunday that it will not participate in a transport strike on Tuesday. Anil Garg, president of...

8 more stations around Mumbai get mobile ticketing from today

Thursday onwards, the railways will introduce mobile ticketing system for suburban trains at eight more stations—Vashi on Harbour line, Thane, Kalyan and CST on the Main line and Borivli, Andheri, Mumbai Central and Churchgate on the Western line.

Temple wall to make way for Metro pillar

A senior MMRDA official said, "The government has already issued a notification for acquisition of the 310 sq m plot of Maheshwar Temple in Asalpha area. Now, as the notification is out, we expect to acquire the plot by end of this month, following which construction at the site will commence in full swing."

Automatic rly doors system ‘not feasible during peak hours’, no word still on project

Trials on automatic doors in suburban train coaches revealed that it was unsuitable during peak hours. The system of automatic doors will prevent it from closing if a person or object comes in its way.

MMRDA employees celebrate 42nd Anniversary

Mumbai, February 2, 2017– The Metropolitan Commissioner, Mr. U.P.S. Madan, today, announced 30% increase in the Holiday Allowance for the employees who work on...

Mandi House, Janpath stations under Metro Phase-III to open next week

Delhi Metro sources on Wednesday said the Mandi House and the Janpath Metro stations, under Phase-III, will be functional by early next week. The new lines are expected to reduce travel time and ease traffic congestion, especially between South and East Delhi.

Mumbai monorail's second phase to take off by December

The second phase of India's first monorail network , Mumbai monorail, will take off by December 2015.

Crucial Metro II meeting today in Mumbai

The Charkop-Bandra-Mankhurd route is to be the biggest metro routes in the city. Just like the first metro, Reliance Infrastructure-led consortium Mumbai Metro Transport Pvt Ltd (MMTPL) has bagged the contract to construct and run the metro for around three decades.

Metro teams in China, Korea for training

As part of the Metro rail training programme, a batch of manager-level executives from the city have been sent to Nanjing in China and Seoul in South Korea to gain some hands-on experience in managing a metro system.

Talks on 3rd metro line today

MMRDA officials said they were interested in getting the project off the ground and have already commissioned a detailed study of the third metro line which will be fully underground. The study will be done by RITES-the consultancy arm of the Indian Railways.