How NHAI hopes to garner Rs 9,000 crore under TOT model in FY20

To soon invite requests for proposal for two TOT tranches, measuring a total of 970 km

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Creating network of highways and expressways: Gadkari plans attractive schemes for private infrastructure firms

“We are planning to rope in an Indian expert with experience in global economy for advising the NHAI on asset monetisation,” Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari said in an interview

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Japan’s bullet train to be modified for India! Passengers look forward to cool travel even in 55 degrees heat

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train, which will be equipped with the most modern technology of Japan, Shinkansen, will be built in keeping with the country's climate.

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Indian Railways goes green like never before – from electric locomotives to use of solar power; top 5 steps

From the installation of bio-toilets to the electrification of railway tracks, the national transporter is making great strides over the last few years to enhance make the network environment-friendly

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Clean Indian cities, all year round! Modi government steps up pace; plans quarterly Swachh Survekshan surveys

Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent charge) was quoted saying that the Swachh Survekshan League 2020 has been launched with the aim of sustaining the on ground performance of cities on

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Free Delhi Metro, DTC rides for women! With tokens, colour-coded passes; here is the implementation plan

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) plans to implement the free metro service in the short term by making tokens compulsory for those women commuters wishing to avail the offer.

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Uttar Pradesh set for big metro projects boost; this is UP’s SPV plan for Agra, Kanpur metros

The Uttar Pradesh government announced the establishment of special purpose vehicle for the implementation of metro rail projects across the state. However, the Noida Metro Rail Corporation, will cont

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Delhi Metro free rides for women proposal not feasible? Hardeep Singh Puri slams Kejriwal’s idea

On June 3, Arvind Kejriwal sparked a debate by announcing this populist plan to make Delhi Metro and DTC rides free for women.


Indian Railways gives a major facelift to Adoni station on Mumbai-Chennai route; see beautiful pictures

Considering the importance of the station, a facelift has been given to Adoni railway station building recently, duly beautifying the station premises with local art.

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Indian Railways big plan for faster travel! Vande Bharat Express-style trains to ply on these routes

Manufactured under 'Make in India' initiative, the Train 18 or Vande Bharat Express became India's fastest train during trials, clocking speeds of 180 kmph.

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Indian Railways stations to have airport-like security! Passengers to enter, exit via access-controlled points

The scanning gadgets which have been installed at the entry points of railway stations will be upgraded and highly-trained RPF commandos will be deployed at key points on the major railway stations of

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Delhi Metro becomes first ever metro project in India to receive power from waste to energy plant!

This is the first such initiative by any metro project across the country in order to procure as well as utilize energy from waste to energy plants. It is also in line with Prime Minister Narendra Mod

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Noida Metro Aqua Line registers highest single-day ridership crossing the 20,000 mark; details here

NMRC stated that the increase in the frequency of Aqua Line trains to 7 minutes 30 seconds during peak hours, while 10 minutes during non-peak hours which had been implemented from June 3 is one of th


Delhi Metro to be free for women! Does Kejriwal-led Delhi government’s of free public transport make sense?

As per the published annual report of DMRC for year 2017-18, the average farebox revenue per rider is about Rs 28. This amounts to almost one third of DMRC's total fare box revenue for year 2017-18.

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Cheer for Delhiites near airport! IGI airport installs sound barriers to curb noise pollution

With a 1.05-km long wall built on the southern side of runway 29/11, the IGI airport has now become the only airport in the country to have a sound-reduction barrier.

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This World Environment Day, take a plant home from Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport! Here’s how

With an aim to spread greenery as well as to create a positive impact on the environment, the operator of the Kempegowda International Airport - Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) - will g


Indian Railways AC passengers note! New muslin wrap dohars with traditional art to make travel hygienic

Indian Railways focuses on hygiene! Facing criticism from the Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG), Indian Railways has decided to do away with blankets in its air-conditioned coaches

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Delhi Metro Grey Line: Good news Delhiites! Dwarka-Dhansa Bus Stand in Najafgarh section to open by year-end

The upcoming Dwarka station on the Delhi Metro Grey Line, the first of the four on the corridor, will soon become an interchange facility and will provide better connectivity to the outer Delhi neighb

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Noida Metro Aqua Line: Commuters cheer! Trains to run at higher frequency during rush hours from today

Currently, the Noida Metro trains ply at an interval of 10 minutes during peak hours and 15 minutes during non-peak hours from Monday to Friday,


IRCTC AC Executive lounge will remind you of airports! Wait in comfort at the Madurai railway station; pics

The fully air-conditioned Executive Lounge at Madurai station, opened last month, offers several world-class amenities similar to that of an airport.

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Tired of train delays? Indian Railways has good news for passengers; new live monitoring of trains soon

According to their action plan, Indian Railways officials will be travelling in the train engines from point 'A' to point 'B' in order to determine the reason for train delays.

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Delhi Metro and DTC travel to be free for women! Kejriwal govt announces new voluntary scheme; details here

The officers have been given seven days to come up with detailed plan and the Delhi govt also seeks people's suggestions on the scheme. It will be implemented in 2-3 months.

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Delhi-Meerut 60 minutes rapid rail travel soon? Construction work on RRTS to start today between Guldhar-Duhai

The construction work has been going on across various phases of the RRTS project, however the piling work will start today between Guldhar to Duhai at Meerut road.

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Smart City Mission: IoT making things smoother for cities

Use of the technology is expected to play a vital role in the upgrade of India’s urban infrastructure

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Delhi Metro services to begin at 6 am on all lines on June 2 to facilitate UPSC candidates

Lakhs of aspirants are scheduled to appear for the UPSC preliminary examination that will be held in two sessions.

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New milestone for Dedicated Freight Corridor! Freight train service with electric locomotives to start soon

The first traction sub-station of 63 MVA was charged at Biruni near Tundla on the 343 km Khurja-Bhaupur section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. 2 X 25 KV overhead equipment from Biruni to D

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Attention Mumbai AC local passengers! Pay more for travel in the air-conditioned train from tomorrow

A single journey's base fare shall now be 1.3 times of the base fare of existing single journey tickets of first-class tickets with effect from 1 June 2019.

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