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Ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] said on Monday it was joining a global public transport association to improve mobility in the cities it operates in, although North America’s largest public transit union said there was no place for the US company. Uber’s move to join the International Association of Public Transportation (UITP) is part of a […]

Valiant Communications has received letters of intent (LoIs) for supply of its communication solution for two railway projects. These include: 1. Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) and 2. Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) for western region. Gross value for the projects are over Rs.5 crore

Centre is considering a proposal to put around 30,000 k.m. of Indian Railways power lines on the block. Move is likely to fetch Railways Rs one crore for each km of infrastructure. With the likely upfront receipts of Rs 30,000 crore, the national transporter will take on projects that deliver higher returns.Apart from state-run power […]

India’s largest state of the art, Electronic Interlocking (EI) system of 800 routes has been commissioned at Kharagpur station in West Bengal on 19thNov2017 at 18:12 hrs. This EI system, also one of the largest in the World, replaces the old Route Relay Interlocking system with 423 routes. Kharagpur Junction in West Bengal, a gateway […]

Work on the elevated stretch of the phase I extension of the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) is all set to start as the Rs.3,770 crore contracts for the mega project has been awarded for the construction of the viaduct and stations from Tondiarpet to Wimco Nagar. According to sources NCC Limited and Simplex Infrastructure […]

In order to build the metro project worth Rs. 11,420 cror on fast tracked basis, MahaMetro has recently initiated the process of testing geological features for the metro rail project at the Mutha riverside road, said official sources claiming that the soil type, depth, rock types and other geological aspects are being studied. Once the […]

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will fund Rs 2,000 crore for the Namma Metro Phase-II project. Phase-II will stretch over 72.3 km. The AIIB funding is for the Nagawara-Gottigere line of 21.25 km (Reach 6). This stretch will entail an investment of Rs 11,014 crore out of the Rs 26,405 crore project.The Nagawara-Gottigere line will […]

Adding to its existing project portfolio, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) in a recent press statement, said that its joint venture firm has bagged a contract of Rs.497 crore for Pune Metro. Contract is for the construction of nine elevated metro stations in the Pune Metro-phase-1 commanding a length of 32 km. Hindustan Construction Company, a […]

Railway projects account for over 60 per cent of the 331 central sector projects that are facing cost overrun of Rs 1.5 lakh crore due to various reasons. A total 202 projects of railways are facing total cost overrun of Rs 1.5 lakh crore, as per the flash report of the Ministry of Statistics and […]

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the Railways was investing Rs 3,500 crore in Jharkhand in the current financial year. Inaugurating a three-day Global Mining Summit here, Goyal said Jharkhand was on the path of development and Chief Minister Raghubar Das had responded to the Maoist menace positively. “The Chief Minister has told […]