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Serco signs one-year wireless deal for Dubai Metro

The operator of Dubai's Metro, Serco, has signed a one-year deal with Nedaa Professional Communication Co to maintain a wireless network across all 50 of the stations on both the red and green lines of Dubai Metro.

Dubai Metro operator to shake up Middle East unit management

Serco, the UK contractor that operates Dubai Metro, yesterday said it would restructure the management of its Middle East division as it looks to cut costs.

Metro first line hinges on Andheri bridge

The construction of a metro rail bridge above the existing Western Railway tracks near Andheri station , which sees huge train traffic daily, will decide when Mumbai's first metro line between Versova and Ghatkopar can be opened to public.

Flashback to 1970s: Mumbai was to have an underground metro

Whenever he reads reports about the proposed Colaba-Bandra metro, plans for which are stuck for want of funds, BN Desai's mind goes back to the 1970s, when he and a team of nearly 40 officers of the Indian Railways were working on a project to build an underground metro along the same route up to the Santa Cruz airport.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan talks about his latest film

Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Wednesday hoped that his latest romantic comedy Ready will outshine the box-office-busting performance of blockbuster 3 Idiots, starring his friend and rival Aamir Khan. Ready is Khan’s first release after his blockbuster Dabangg and the trailers have showcased Khan with all his typical on-screen antics, from dancing with dozens of women writhing around him to single-handedly bashing up baddies.

Expanding 4th DAST underlines successes of past editions

The key feature of the 4th DAST edition 2011 is the expansion of its reach to cover the whole UAE; a step which will be marked with a shift in the scope of the Award, and raise the bar on the competitiveness between the public, semi-public entities as well as private businesses operating in the UAE.

Commuters seek more from RTA

Regular early morning users of the Dubai Metro have urged the RTA to start the service earlier than the current time of 6am and increase the frequency during the first hour of the day.

RTA plans Dh20b projects spree

Dubai's Road and Transport Authority, or RTA, is eyeing to spend Dh20 billion in four years for projects, and may also issue bonds to fund future ones, an RTA executive said on Tuesday.

Dubai RTA to spend $5.45bn over four years

Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority will spend about AED20 billion ($5.45 billion) in the coming four years to fund projects but is not considering a hike in toll charges, an official said on Tuesday.