Infrastructure

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.

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 con

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

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 su

India keen to manufacture “world’s cheapest” bullet train coaches with Japan’s help

Even as the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project races to meet the 2022 deadline for India's first bullet train project, Indian Railways is proposing to 'Make in India' the bullet train coaches an

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 wi

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.

Puri-bound Dhauli Express derails, no casualties

The wheel of the chair car coach (B-3), positioned sixth from the engine, derailed when the Dhauli Express was travelling from Howrah to Puri. An accident relief train and senior officers of the SER r

Food vending machines at Indian Railways Mumbai Central station! Enjoy pizzas, fries & ready-to-eat meals

IRCTC has collaborated with Bueno Insta Pizza Private Limited (YESS PIZZA) and Owl Tech Private Limited (FRSHLY) for serving food from automatic vending courts with minimum manual intervention.

First phase of Nerul-Seawoods-Uran line of Indian Railways commissioned

Regular services on the corridor will start from Monday and link Ulwe node in Navi Mumbai with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Panvel on the Harbour route besides Thane on the Trans-Ha

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 assume

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 cover

Why government’s decision to approve private leasing out of 6 airports is a significant step forward

With the National Civil Aviation Policy 2016, targeting to achieve an annual domestic ticketing of 350 million by 2022 and 500 million by 2027 compared to 243 million during 2017-18 and with a systemw

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 b

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 project

Modi government’s infra push! Up to Rs 65k cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp, says Piyush Goyal

Up to Rs 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, railway minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.

Indian Railways to export world-class DEMU rake to Sri Lanka! 10 facts about this swanky ‘Make in India’ train

Indian Railways is all set to export to Sri Lanka a state-of-the-art swanky and modern DEMU train! Manufactured at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) Chennai, this DEMU rake will be handed over to RITES

GoAir for sale! Wadias looking to offload stake in airline business

The Wadia Group, which owns budget carrier GoAir, is looking for buyers for its 13-year-old airline.

GIP, Brookfield, Cube likely to bid for second TOT bundle of highways

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), Brookfield Asset Management and Cube Highways are among those likely to bid for the second bundle of highways grouped under the toll, operate, transfer (ToT) mode

IndiGo, GoAir told to address issues with 15 P&W engines

The replacements will have to be carried out on six of IndiGo’s aircraft and one of GoAir.

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 p

Over 800-kms of Dedicated Freight Corridor sections to open soon! Indian Railways set for big leg-up

Several stretches of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) of Indian Railways are expected to open by early next year, resulting in huge capacity augmentation on the national transporter's network.

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.

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 f

DGCA asks Jet, SpiceJet to take action

Aviation regulator DGCA has asked Jet Airways and SpiceJet to take corrective action to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX planes that could lead to “significant altitude loss” of t

Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow and 3 other airports to be managed under PPP model – big infra move by Cabinet

The Cabinet Thursday approved a proposal to manage Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow and three other airports under public private partnership (PPP).

Look forward to better food on Indian Railways trains! IRCTC to upgrade pantry cars to international standards

Pantry cars on Indian Railways trains to be upgraded to international standards! Aiming to improve the quality of food served to passengers on its trains, Indian Railways has decided to completely rev

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