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Mumbai will launch its own smart card aimed at tourists by the end of 2013, with daily or weekly passes available for any mode of transport, including metro, monorails and taxis. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), which is behind the venture, have hired KPMG as consultants who are already searching for a firm to build the integrated system.
Angry commuters torched two private vehicles and pelted stones damaging railway property outside Diwa railway station in Thane district near Mumbai to protest against disruption caused in central railway's suburban service during peak hours on Friday morning.
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The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is pushing for seamless travel becoming a reality in the city. This will enable commuters to change from train to bus to metrorail using a single smart card.
A businessman and his wife had a narrow escape whenconcrete fell on his car at the metro rail construction site near JP Road in Andheri (W) on Wednesday. His car was damaged in the incident. The victim, Samir Shah, has filed a complaint with the DN Nagar police.
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To enable the probable betterment of the Central Railways (CR), over 10 lakh commuters will...
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Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has appointed an international consortium led by AECOM Asia, Hong Kong, as the general consultants for the 33.5-km fully underground Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro corridor, it said in a statement on Friday.
The metro will include a mixture of underground, at grade and elevated construction. Line 1 will be 24km long, Line 2 26km and Line 3 42km. A fleet of 50 two-car trains will be required for lines 1 and 2 which will each have a capacity of 5000 passengers/hour/direction. Phase 2 will add another three lines to the network, but the alignment for these lines has not been defined yet.
In a major boost to Mumbai's transport infrastructure, the state government on Thursday cleared two metro rail projects at an estimated cost of Rs 45,000 crore.
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 officials said on Monday that they have drawn up a comprehensive plan to evacuate commuters from trains, stations and midway in case of an emergency.
The Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar metro rail made its first full-route trial on Saturday taking the much-delayed project closer to commissioning than ever before.
In a major breather for the five million people of Pune, the Maharashtra government has given the green signal for the state's second Metro rail project after Mumbai. "In the first phase, it will connect Ramwadi-Wanaz on an elevated track at a cost of Rs 2,593 crore," the official said after a late-night cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
After remaining closed for seven months, Delhi Airport Metro, the Reliance Infrastructure showpiece project, has commenced operations and the company is seeking damages from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), said Lalit Jalan, chief executive officer, Reliance Infra.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport here has been ranked the World's Best Airport for the Airport Service Quality Awards 2017 for superior customer experience, an official said on Tuesday. We are truly honoured to...
The Supreme Court has asked citizens who oppose the cutting of trees to place their grievances before a two-judge committee of the Bombay High Court and the High Court has lifted the stay on...
The Ministry of Railways is planning an ambitious project to connect some of the most remote corners of India's Northeast to the rest of the country, according to reports. A railway line to Tawang, located...
NAVI MUMBAI: Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) netted Rs 5 lakh more and rolled out 25 more buses for the benefit of commuters in the wake of auto strike Tuesday. The transport wing of the...
Travel from Delhi to Mumbai can become less than a third —to 70 minutes — of what it takes in a flight, at costs cheaper than flight tickets. The mode of transport is called a...
In a bid to take Indian railways to new heights, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is gearing up to connect Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang with trains. Situated at a height of 10,000 feet on Indo-China border,...
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 worth Rs 31,196 crore. These seven new lines – 3,123 kms...