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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

CMRL’s word of caution to Mumbai Metro

The Chennai Metro Rail authorities have written to Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC), advising them against awarding the contract for the Mumbai Metro III project to Russian firm Mosmetrostroy, which had allegedly abandoned the project in Chennai in May 2015.

Mumbai Metro Line 3—Some questions need to be asked

Fully underground Line 3 of Mumbai Metro was notified for comments and suggestions in December 2011. There was no response from public. The next step is underway—getting a nod from the ministry of urban development, Government of India.

Mumbai: Four Fast Elevated Corridors for railways get nod

Mumbai: The Centre has sanctioned construction of at least 7 new railway lines in Maharashtra, including the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST)-Panvel fast elevated corridor, collectively...

Railway announces 23 new trains; Durontos to Mumbai, double-decker to Jaipur

It's raining trains for Delhiites this year. Northern Railway plans to launch 23 new trains soon, including two Duranto trains to Mumbai, one to Ajmer, one Shatabdi to Ludhiana, a double-decker to Jaipur and an Express train to Puducherry via Chennai.

Mumbai Metro Starts

Mumbai’s metro rail, delayed since 2011 and heading for a dispute with the government over fares, began service yesterday with thousands crowding the station to witness Hindu priests offer blessings.

Mumbai Metro to see one more war of fares soon

For, both Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), the joint operators of the Metro, are likely to make applications to the FFC about what the fares should be.

Safety first while working in monsoon: Experts

Meanwhile, an MMRDA official said that they only stop foundation works during monsoon but continue to carry out superstructure works with proper safety measures. Meanwhile, an MMRDA official said normally the administration stops only the foundation works during monsoon but always continue superstructure works with proper safety measures.

Reliance's Versova-Andheri Mumbai Metro won't come under RTI

The Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar (VAG) Metro, controlled by the Reliance Infra-led Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL), is all set to steel itself from the prying queries of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Mumbai airport handled record 3.6 million flyers last month

Air travel usually peaks in May, when domestic aircraft are filled to capacity and airports handle a heavy load of passengers. But this May saw Mumbai airport handle a record total of 3.63 million passengers in 31 days.


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