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Mumbai Metro fare panel allows hike up to Rs 110

The fare fixation committee set up after a clash between the private operator of the metro and its government partner over fare has allowed a price band of Rs 10 to Rs 110.

JICA to start consultation for funding of Mumbai Metro

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Maharashtra on Friday recieved a major boost after the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) reiterated its commitment to provide funds to a slew of infrastructure projects, including Mumbai Metro network expansion and Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project.

MMRDA unveils plan for 14 more metro routes

With the first two routes of the metro already under construction and the third in the pipeline, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has now decided to go beyond the city.

South Mumbai-Ghatkopar travel to take 30-minutes from Monday

“The completion of these two stretches means completion of the entire 16.4-km-long Eastern Freeway. It now provides unhindered connectivity from southern Mumbai to the eastern suburbs,” said the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

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...

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.

For funds, Mumbai Metro eyes real estate bonanza in Aarey

MUMBAI: A car depot for the Metro III project is not the only construction planned inside the eco-sensitive Aarey Colony. Around 8.6 acres of...

One more killed at Metro construction site in Andheri

The spate of accidents on infrastructure sites in the city continues. A 21-year-old construction worker died at the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro project construction site in Andheri on Thursday after he fell from a height of 18m.

After sea link deal, second Metro project under threat

The Metro project seems to have got stuck because of lack of adequate clearances from the environment ministry. The plots identified by MMRDA for the car depot at both places fall under the coastal regulatory zone. The ministry had given a conditional clearance to the depots. However, Reliance and MMRDA claim the ministry has laid down conditions that make the project a non-starter.


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Monorail services disrupted for second time in one month

Monorail services here came to a halt for almost two hours this evening due to voltage fluctuation as the city's transport system suffered a second power-related disruption in a month.

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Ghaziabad authorities expedite work for metro line extension

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has already started the process of preparing maps for these proposed metro stations, the release said, adding GDA officials have been directed to expedite the work on this project without any further delay.

Mangaluru-Mumbai bus meets with accident – Driver dead, four injured

An Anand Travels bus travelling from Mangaluru to Mumbai met with an accident late night on Monday June 22, resulting in the death of one person and injury to four others.

No change in Mumbai Metro fare

The Mumbai Metro on Tuesday informed the Bombay high court that it would continue the existing metro rail fare till December 31, 2014 and the court directed the Central government to constitute the fare fixation committee no later than November 30.

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