A woman conductor with the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation was assaulted and stripped allegedly by a passenger after she intervened in a heated argument between him and the bus driver on Wednesday.
The latest entrant in opposing the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ metro rail car depot at Aarey Milk Colony is Shiv Sena. Not only have they aired their opposition to the depot but also to the entire 32km-long project.
Residents along the Mumbai Metro rail corridor are a troubled lot. Ever since the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar route been commissioned, families residing adjacent to metro stations endure station announcements which begin very early in the morning and go on till midnight.
About 19 construction packages of $1bn (QR3.65bn) each are to be awarded until the end of next year for the Qatar railway project, including the metro and GCC network, Gulf Times has learnt.
The much-awaited international airport project in Navi Mumbai gained momentum as most of the disgruntled villagers have fallen in line, literally.
The public transport is likely to take a hit on October 14 and 15 in lieu of the state assembly elections. Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) have booked taxis, BEST buses and other vehicles for thousands of government employees involved in election duty
The Mumbai Metro network will be extended as far as the cities of Thane and Pune, Maharashtra’s chief minister has confirmed.
The first phase of mono rail stretching from Chembur to Wadala should start operation by August 2012, Textile minister Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan, who is the Guardian Minister of Mumbai suburbs said at a review meeting of MMRDA officials on Tuesday.
The Mumbai metro will finally start commercial operations from Sunday after a delay of three years, providing much-needed relief to the commuters in the bustling metropolis where the overburdened suburban railways ferries seventy lakh people every day.
Road and rail connectivity between Mumbai and the airport to come up at Navi Mumbai is set to improve dramatically by 2015 with high speed air-conditioned trains, a 10-lane highway and even the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link in place.
Metro services will be suspended from 5.30am to 7.30am on January 24-26 because of a mega block.
The Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavali Metro Phase 4 is likely to cover the entire Ghodbunder Road stretch in Thane as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)...