Dozen firms show interest in nine highway projects under toll-operate-transfer

In the first tranche, nine highway projects were offered and Australia-based Macquarie bagged them quoting `9,681.5 crore for the total length of 680.5 km against the floor price of `6,258 crore.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train: NHSRCL floats tender for maintenance depot, elevated station at Anand

With the latest tender, the NHSRCL has invited bids for the construction of about 69 per cent i.e., around 348 kilometre stretch of the 508 kilometres high-speed rail corridor, which is likely to be l

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Big ‘Make in India’ achievement! Alstom India hits a century with 100th trainset; Kochi Metro gets a boost

With the delivery of the 100th trainset from the facility, KMRCL's (Kochi Metro Rail Corporation Limited) order for 25 Kochi Metro trainsets by Alstom has been completed.

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Delhi Metro issues red alert! Passengers asked to cooperate for security checks

While, Delhi Metro Rail Network (DMRC) has over 220 stations, around 28 lakh commuters use the Delhi Metro for commuting destinations in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, and Gurgaon.


Flight-like hostesses in trains! Indian Railways offers aircraft-like services in Vande Bharat Express

The IRCTC has already deployed stewards and train hostesses to look after Indian Railways passengers' convenience in the Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express train.


Indian Railways wants its officials to travel by air than in AC1, AC2 train coaches! Here’s why

A year ago, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in its report claimed that travelling by flight was cheaper than in Indian Railways train for a large number of routes.

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Nagpur Metro giving infra projects a good name

The `8,680-crore project has two lines – the North-South Orange corridor (19.6 km) and the East-West Aqua corridor (18.5 km)

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Funding push: NHAI to ramp up toll-operator-transfer route, launch InvIT, security toll receipts

While the initial plan was to monetise public-funded highway projects in two tranches totalling 1,073 km in the current fiscal, the NHAI may end up exercising the option thrice in 2019-20 on the gover

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Indian Railways conducts tree plantation drive on empty land; 25,000 plants to be grown! Details here

Apart from the plants, green towers will also be developed at the smaller spaces on the land. A proper irrigation system is also being developed on the land where the plants will be grown.

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Indian Railways on a coach production spree! MCF Raebareli creates record in first 4 months of fiscal year

The MCF was initially set up by Indian Railways to manufacture 1,000 LHB coaches annually, with additional expansion project for capacity enhancement to 2,000 LHB coaches per annum.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: India’s first high-speed rail project to be financially viable?

The high-speed rail project, which is being implemented by the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), is targeted for completion by the year 2023.

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Amaravati construction: Andhra govt to approach World Bank, AIIB again, to also seek central funds

The Andhra Pradesh government will soon reopen talks with officials of the World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, seeking support for construction of the state's capital city, Amara

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Ferry services in North-East states! Modi government plans big inland waterways push; details here

The public sector company WAPCOS is preparing a model detailed project report (DPR) for implementing projects for running low-cost ferry services in the inland waterways in North-East states of the co

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Delhi Metro records highest ever ridership in one day! Over 59 lakh journeys undertaken

The highest utilisation in terms of corridor was on Delhi Metro Yellow Line with 14, 28,285 in the month of May, 2019, and 14,49,839 in the month of June, 2019.

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Wonderful step! Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train depots to have reservoirs to store water for trains maintenance

The depot in Sabarmati will be the largest or the 'mother depot' with an area of around 80 hectares. The depot will be provided with state-of-the-art equipment for regular maintenance of trains with w

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Indian Railways passengers will love this! Soon, stream free high-quality movies, videos on trains, stations

Indian Railways to provide aircraft-style entertainment! Soon rail passengers will be able to enjoy movies, entertainment and much more on Indian Railways trains and stations.

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Delhi-Meerut RRTS: Good news! 17-km long Sahibabad-Duhai stretch to be operational by March 2023; details

NCRTC has already started the pre-construction activities like underground utility work, pile load test and civil construction on the 17-km long segment between Duhai-Sahibabad on the corridor.

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Why Indian Railways Mahalaxmi Express was stuck in water for several hours

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the state agencies, villagers of Badlapur as well as Indian Railways personnel played a key role in the rescue operation.

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Why Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea & Bharti Airtel are against allocation of 700 MHz spectrum to Indian Railways

Reliance Jio is of the view that Indian Railways should not be allowed to offer commercial services such as WiFi and voice and video communication, without obtaining authorization under the Unified Li

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Patna Metro project on fast-track! Bihar CM Nitish Kumar asks officials to start work at the earliest

Last year on October 9, the state cabinet approved its Detailed Project Report (DPR) and sent it for the Centre's approval. PM Narendra Modi-led Cabinet approved the Patna Metro project in February th

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Unique initiative for women safety! Indian Railways NFR zone earmark coaches with pink for easy identification

Indian Railways is of the view that the colour pink will help women passengers identify the coach on the platform easily even during rush hours.

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Leaking infrastructure! Portion of ceiling slab falls at Mumbai airport’s T2; watch video

While Mumbai airport has two terminals- T1 and T2, all the international flights arrive and depart from Terminal 2. A few domestic airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways and Vistara also operate thei


Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop: Wow! Travel between Mumbai and Pune in under 25 minutes; project gets infra status

With the implementation of Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop project, the travel time between the two cities, located in the state of Maharashtra, will come down to just 23 minutes.

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New Vande Bharat Express train from Delhi to Katra: Second Train 18 awaits this crucial nod

Vande Bharat Express train Delhi to Katra in just 8 hours! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is hoping to start the new Delhi to Katra Vande Bharat Express train service soon.

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Indian Railways to become world’s first 100 per cent ‘Green rail’ system! Piyush Goyal reveals mega plan

Piyush Goyal has exuded hope that 10 years from now, Indian Railways can be the world's first 100 per cent "Green Railways".

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Delhi Metro Blue, Yellow Lines form 60% of total ridership! Know which lines record highest, lowest ridership

The Delhi Yellow Line, which connects areas such as Samaypur Badli, Vishwavidyalaya with Gurugram, is one of the most-utilised corridors on the network with daily footfall of 1.45 million recorded in

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