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Trans harbour link puts the brakes on five infra projects

MMRDA has had to concentrate its resources on the ambitious trans harbour link, at the cost of other development and infrastructure projects, which sources say have either been put on hold or have been delayed

Kriti Sanon keen to test the Mumbai metro

‘Heropanti’ actress Kriti Sanon admits that she is tempted to take a metro ride in the city. The actress, who is originally from Delhi, recalls that she used to regularly travel by metro while going to college.

Mumbai Metro: HC to hear MMRDA appeal on rail fares on Monday

MMRDA has challenged the order of a single-judge bench which ruled that the State government agency had no right to decide the fare of the Mumbai Metro

Travel on Mumbai Metro to become costlier from Dec 1

Instead of the earlier slabs of Rs 10, 20, 30 and 40, the new structure will have five slabs of Rs 10, 20, 25, 35 and 45. The fare slabs per trip for the return journey token category have been similarly revamped from Rs 10, 15, 25 and 30 to Rs 10, 20, 22.50, 30 and 35 now.

Double-decker locals for Mumbai?

If railway minister Suresh Prabhu has his way, then after air-conditioned trains on the suburban network, double decker locals could be the next.

Japanese bank ready to fund Metro-III

Just as the work for the first two metro lines continues to crawl, officials of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) are yet to figure out the funding pattern for the first underground metro in the city running between Colaba and Bandra.

Maharashtra meets planning advisor on mega projects

After requesting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to consider giving 90% of the funds for five major infrastructure projects, the state government on Monday held a meeting with Gajendra Haldia, an advisor to the Planning Commission of India, to discuss the need for central funding for two of the projects, the Rs 14,000-crore Navi Mumbai international airport and the Rs 16,000-crore Colaba-Bandra underground Metro.

Navi Mumbai Metro on track with Central Railway approval for work

The City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco) has finally got clearance from the Central Railway (CR) for connecting Kharghar and Pendhar Metro stations.

Nation’s first monorail to zip through skies in Mumbai

With its air-conditioned coaches, access to which will be through smart-card tickets, lifts and escalators at overhead stations, it promises to change the way Mumbaikars travel. A month later, a Metro train will hit the tracks between Versova and Ghatkopar.
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Maharashtra meets planning advisor on mega projects

After requesting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to consider giving 90% of the funds for five major infrastructure projects, the state government on Monday held a meeting with Gajendra Haldia, an advisor to the Planning Commission of India, to discuss the need for central funding for two of the projects, the Rs 14,000-crore Navi Mumbai international airport and the Rs 16,000-crore Colaba-Bandra underground Metro.

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Narayanasamy seeks Puducherry-Mumbai rail service

nion Minister of State for PMO and Parliamentary Affairs V. Narayanasamy today requested the Railway Ministry to introduce a train service from here to Mumbai. Thanking the Railway Ministry for introducing the Puducherry-New Delhi train from yesterday, in a release here Narayanaswamy said a service to Mumbai would benefit traders, businessmen and others.

Metro service will be called 'Mumbai Metro', says Chavan

Mumbai: Seeking to scotch speculation over name of the metro service launched in the megapolis recently, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday said it will be called "Mumbai Metro".

Today in pics: Mumbai metro to start operations on Sunday

People onboard a metro train in Mumbai on Saturday. The Mumbai metro services on Varsova-Ghatkopar corridor, reportedly, would begin from Sunday.

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