Infrastructure

L&T arm bags ‘large contracts’ from Chennai Metro

L&T classifies ‘large contracts’ as projects worth in the bracket of Rs 2,500 crore to Rs 5,000 crore.
This underground metro rail tunnel package is a part of corridor 3 of CMRL phase-II metro rail project and is to be constructed in around 52 months by using eight tunnel boring machines working simultaneously in various stretches of the project, said a release by L&T.

Indian Railways’ Western zone transports 8 million tonnes goods from April 1 to May 10; details

From 1 April to 10 May, the zone through its various parcel special trains has transported items weighing more than 36 thousand tonnes, which included agricultural produce, milk, medical equipment, me

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Attention commuters! Restrictions on travelling in Mumbai local trains to continue due to COVID-19

Through the plea, the union was seeking permission to travel to work in Mumbai by local trains, metro trains, and monorail services.

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Highway construction: NHAI sets ambitious target of 4,600 km for FY22

Though the target for the current year appears to be a tall order, the NHAI believes that it could meet it with reliance on EPC projects and HAM projects. The authority has a robust stream of funds in

Minister for road transport and highways hope that construction would touch 40 km/day in 2021-22 from 36.4 km a day in 2020-21.

COVID-19 hits the national transporter! More Indian Railways special trains cancelled; Check list

The national transporter has been running several special train services since last year when it suspended all passenger train services due to the COVID-19 pandemic-induced nationwide lockdown.

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RT-PCR COVID-19 Negative Test reports mandatory for Indian Railways passengers travelling to Goa; details

As per Goa state DC order, travellers bound to the state of Goa should carry RT-PCR COVID-19 Negative Test reports with them, with test done within 72 hours of entry in the state or full (two vaccine

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Indian Railways creates new record! Oxygen Express trains deliver 831 MT of LMO in one single day

It is Indian Railways endeavour to deliver as much oxygen as possible to the requesting states in the shortest time possible.

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Indian Railways’ battle with Covid-19: 1,000 employees getting infected everyday, lost 1,952 employees to pandemic so far

Indian Railways had augmented the number of beds and built oxygen plants in rail hospitals.

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Indian Railways lines up more oxygen trains for AP, TN; delivers 4,700 MT of LMO

According to the Railways, 121 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey, moving 295 full tankers with 4,709 metric tonne of LMO. The Railways will reach the target of delivering 5,000 MT of LMO l

The first Oxygen Express to Karnataka is also on the way to Bangalore with 120 MT of LMO.

Indian Railways requests passengers to update themselves with COVID-19 guidelines issued by different states

The ministry has urged the passengers to check and read state-issued covid protocols before travelling as every state has its own specific sets of guidelines

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Indian Railways’ covid care isolation coaches are now functional in 17 diverse locations across seven states

A total of 298 coaches have been handed over to various states for covid care of patients with a bed capacity of more than 4,700 beds.

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Attention Delhi Metro commuters! Metro train services to remain suspended till this date

The metro services on all Delhi Metro Lines shall remain suspended for commuters/essential services from 10 May 2021 till 5:00 AM of 17 May 2021.

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WDFC to change face of railway logistics

The commissioning of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) up to the Gujarat ports of Mundra and Pipavav in FY22F should lead to time-guaranteed delivery of consignments by the railways, leadi

The fact that WDFC freight rates will be lower than existing rail rates by 16-20% by FY26F will boost Indian logistics’ competitiveness, both from a cost and timeliness perspective.

Central Vista Redevelopment: SC refuses to entertain plea for hearing on PIL for halting project construction

The senior advocate told the SC bench that the matter is of extreme importance as India is facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.

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Covid negative RT-PCR report must for Indian Railways passengers arriving in West Bengal; details

West Bengal is the latest to join various other states which have already made it mandatory for railway passengers to carry their covid negative RT-PCR tests to get entry into the state.

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EIB commits 2nd tranche of €150 m for Pune Metro

The EIB financing will fund construction and operation of Corridor 1 (North-South)—Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation to Swargate and Corridor 2 (West-East)—Kothrud to Ramvadi.

Toll collections take a hit due to Covid curbs on mobility

“Over the past few months, toll collections have seen a sharp rise with improvement in economic activities and government’s push towards electronic toll collections,” he said.

A continuous decline in the figure might hit NHAI’s operational asset monetisation programme, crucial for the authority to pare debt that stood at about Rs 3 lakh crore, at the end of 2020-21, and to develop highways.

Air connectivity boost under UDAN! Rupsi Airport in Assam to start operations from Saturday

Safer transport modes during the COVID-19 crisis have become critical to ensure the aspirations of the emerging region as well as its economy.

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Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto and more! Indian Railways cancels multiple trains due to low occupancy; Check list

The Railway Ministry has decided to discontinue some of the special trains due to low occupancy and other operational reasons till further advice.

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Central Vista Redevelopment Project: Digging work continues at Rajpath

The area's original design elements will be kept intact to a large extent after completing the work.

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Indian Railways induct 100th WAG 12000 HP locomotive

With twin Bo-Bo design having 22.5 tonnes) axle load and upgradable to 25 tonnes with a design speed of 120 kmph, these electric locomotives are playing a key role in revolutionizing the freight movem

These locomotives are proving to be a game-changer for further movement of coal trains for the Dedicated Freight Corridor.

Indian Railways readies 70,000 isolation beds in more than 4,400 Covid Care coaches

At present, 232 coaches have been handed over to various states as per their demand with a bed-capacity of over 4000 beds.

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Indian Railways to discontinue 16 special trains from May 7; See cancelled trains’ list

The national transporter has decided to discontinue some of the special trains due to poor patronisation till further advice.

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New PM residence under Central Vista Redevelopment Project to be ready by December 2022

The PM's new residence, part of the Central Vista redevelopment project, is set to be ready by December 2022.

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