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Delhi Metro Violet Line: Escorts Mujesar–Raja Nahar Singh section to open soon! CMRS to inspect this week

The Escorts Mujesar-Raja Nahar Singh Violet Line section, which will be entirely elevated will cover two metro stations, namely, Sant Surdas (Sihi) station and Raja Nahar Singh station.

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Soon, you can stream videos while waiting for your train! Around 5000 Indian Railways’ stations to get Wi-Fi

In the next couple of months, around 5,000 railway stations across the country will be Wi-Fi enabled. The announcement has been made by Ashwani Lohani, Chairman of the Railway Board, through video conferencing at a workshop,

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Varanasi’s multi-modal terminal: 7 things to know about the newly inaugurated first MMT on river Ganga

The project is the first of the three multi-modal terminal projects and two inter-modal terminal projects, which are being constructed on the river Ganga. The multi-modal terminals, also known as MMTs are being developed as p

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Delhi Metro Phase IV project: How Centre, not Delhi government, brought down the annual cost escalation

It is being expected that the Delhi government will clear the Phase IV project this week, under which six new corridors measuring over 103 km will come up. The first DPR of the Phase IV project was submitted by DMRC to the go

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Kalka-Shimla rail: Indian Railways can now enjoy stunning views with a Europe-like Vistadome coach!

According to Piyush Goyal, now with the train having a Vistadome coach, passengers taking a Kalka-Shimla rail ride will be able to soak in the "aesthetic landscape". Thus, the newly converted coach will offer railway passenge

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Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport: Flight operations to remain affected for 8 days from this date

Due to runway repairs at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, flight operations at the airport are likely to be affected for a week i.e., from November 16 to November 23, 2018.

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Delhi Metro Phase IV: By 2025, DMRC projects 10 lakh ridership but passengers may have to pay higher fares

As per the DPR, the deadline for completion of Phase IV is December 31, 2024, and expected date of commissioning is January 1, 2025. The report also stated that the traffic growth rate has been assumed at 6% per annum up to 2

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Major upgrade for Indian Railways trains! Tray-tables to charging points, 2000 old coaches to get refurbished

The national transporter, in a bid to enhance customer experience, will upgrade the old coaches of its trains by introducing tray-tables and charging points for every seat, new fans, better seat covers, new taps in the toilet

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Allahabad to get India’s fastest-built airport terminal building! Here is what AAI is planning

The Airports Authority of India (AAI), while aiming to complete the terminal in a record time of 11 months, has also expanded its plans for the airport by deciding to construct more aircraft parking bays than earlier planned.

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Infra boost for Varanasi! PM Modi to dedicate two highways and an inland waterways terminal; details here

According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the projects will increase employment opportunities and will lead to the development of small and medium industries. Additionally, the projects will also give a boost

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Six airports to be developed on Delhi, Mumbai airport-like PPP model! Get ready for world-class infrastructure

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Cabinet has approved a proposal to manage as many as 6 airports namely, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Mangaluru through public-private partnership (PPP).

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Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway opens this month! PM Modi to inaugurate much-delayed highway project

The much-delayed stretch of the KMP (Kundli-Manesar-Palwal) expressway, also known as the Western Peripheral Expressway, is now likely to be inaugurated on November 19 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Indian Railways passengers, take a note! Delhi Reservation System to remain shut on Nov 9-10; details here

Indian Railways has announced that the Passenger Reservation System of Delhi will remain shut for a few hours, from November 9 to November 10, 2018. The railways' reservation services will be closed for maintenance from 11:45

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: First consignment from Japan for training tracks reaches Vadodara

The consignment for the bullet train project, which was shipped to Mumbai and later brought to Vadodara through road, has reached the destination where the HSRTI (High Speed Rail Training Institute) is being set up by the NHS

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Varanasi gets national highways boost! PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Ring road, Babatpur Airport road

The Varanasi Ring Road Phase-I, covering a distance of 16.55 km has been completed at a cost of Rs 759.36 crore, while the work of four-laning as well as the construction of Babatput-Varanasi road, covering a distance of 17.2

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Recharging Delhi Metro smart cards to get easier! DMRC to introduce new cards in 2019; what’s special

The interesting fact about these new smart cards is that they can be linked to your bank account. Moreover, as soon as the card runs low on balance, it will be recharged from your bank account, automatically.

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Wonderful! First passenger train service between India-Nepal to run on broad gauge from December

The authorities from Nepal have informed Indian Railways that the section will be opened with four trips and will ply in 8 to 16 hour shifts. While the first train is going to be a passenger train service, the Nepalese have s

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‘Make in India’ speed boost for Indian Railways! Gets first 200 kmph capable aerodynamic electric locomotive

The newly introduced ‘Make in India’ locomotive has been provided with improved aerodynamics and has an ergonomic design, which takes care of the comfort and safety of the driver.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Amid land acquisition protests, NHSRCL seeks RPF help to protect employees

In Palghar, a town in Maharashtra, which is one of the epicentres of the protest against the bullet train project, a clinic opened by NHSRCL, which is executing the project, was shut down by the locals. The teams conducting t

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Big upgrade for transport sector! Modi govt for cable cars to decongest roads, give relief from traffic snarls

The Transport Ministry in a statement said that the MoU with the Austrian firm includes preparing detailed project reports, feasibility studies, supply of equipment, construction as well as operation and maintenance.

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Tatkal train tickets at double the price! What Indian Railways is doing to bust touts

To identify touts who block tatkal tickets before users can book them, especially during the festive season, Indian Railways is now systematically monitoring user IDs, payment gateways as well as booking locations.

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Signature Bridge, India’s 1st asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, is double the height of Qutub Minar! 7 facts

Signature Bridge in Delhi: India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed, Signature Bridge, has been finally been thrown open to the public! At double the height of Qutub Minar, Signature bridge is a huge structure that will

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Delhi Metro Phase IV: Cost of ambitious project slashed by Rs 10,000 crore ahead of nod from Delhi government

The proposed lines for Delhi Metro phase IV are; 28.92 km long Janakpuri (west)-RK Ashram, 12.54 km long Mukundpur-Maujpur, 21.73 km long Rithala-Narela, 20.20 km long Tughlakabad-Aerocity, 12.58 km Inderlok-Indraprastha and

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Indian Railways takes safety leap! Eliminates thousands of unmanned level crossings; only 77 left

According to a press release issued by the Railway Ministry, there were 3,479 unmanned level crossings on broad gauge routes. Now, the national transporter plans to get rid of the remaining 77 unmanned level crossings by the

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Flexi-fares: When will Indian Railways passengers start benefiting from reduced train ticket prices? Find out

The national transporter recently scrapped flexi-fares in 15 premium trains in which the passenger occupancy is less than 50 per cent throughout the year, while the scheme has been discontinued in 32 other train services duri

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World’s highest Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line will truly be unique! What Indian Railways is planning

Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line: The world’s highest, Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line, which is scheduled for completion by 2022, will have coaches specially built for high altitude with an oxygen mask for every passenger.

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Cheer for common man: Now, book unreserved train tickets without standing in queue! 10 facts about UTS app

Indian Railways has introduced the UTS on mobile app for all non-suburban sections across all Zonal Railways. This means that you can now easily buy unreserved train tickets, even for long-distance travel, without standing in

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