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Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Friday said its joint venture with Italy’s Astaldi SPA has won a contract worth Rs.15.84 billion for a Mumbai Metro line. “RInfra EPC has received the Letter of Award from Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for three packages worth Rs 15.84 billion for construction of North-South Metro-4 corridor which will […]

Louis Berger, a part of DB Engineering-led consortium and an USA-based firm’s Indian unit, has bagged a contract for project and construction management services for the Metro-4 (Wadala-Thane-Kasarvadavli) corridor. As part of the consortium that includes DB Engineering and Hill International, Louis Berger will prepare, package and finalize tender documents for system contracts. 32.32-km-long metro […]

Sterling and Wilson’s transmission and distribution (T&D) segment is targeting to achieve Rs.3,000 by 2020. Company is making strides to shift from conventional to digital substations and also establishing Metro Rail Electrical and Automation System. Total market for the T&D sector is expected to grow to Rs.2,60,000 crore by 2022. Apart from this, Sterling and […]

Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC) is considering the public-private partnership (PPP) model for executing the project. Consideration came in after the Union government made it mandatory in the Metro Rail Policy 2017 to execute the project in PPP mode for availing funds from the Centre.  Initially the AMRC was proposed as a medium Metro project […]

Ministry of Railways has awarded international status to four railway stations in Andhra Pradesh. The stations to be upgraded include– Vijayawada, Guntur, Kurnool and Guntakal. Ministry will give Rs 25 crore fund to modernize and develop amenities in each railway station.

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide a concessional loan of Rs.500 crore for smarter mobility project in Chennai. Project aims to develop Intelligent Transport Systems for an efficient traffic management system to ease the city’s congestion.The official development assistance (ODA) agreement for the project was signed between India and Japan.The project will be executed […]

Telangana government has recently formed a SPV named as Hyderabad Airport Metro Limited (HAML) to fast track the Rs .4,650 crore airport metro projects. Airport Express Metro Corridor from Biodiversity Park to Shamshabad International Airport commands a distance of 30.7 km. It means that Hyderabad Metro Rail‘s corridor 3, Nagole to Shilparamam Raidurg, would now […]

Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL) has bagged an award worth Rs 901 crore. Company has received order worth Rs 643 crore from Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation (TANTRANSCO) for construction of 765 kV D/C transmission lines in state. Orders worth Rs.195 crore from CORE are for design, supply, erection, testing and commissioning for railway electrification, including OHE […]

Indian Railways will soon announce construction plan for high-speed train corridors worth Rs.10 lakh crore to connect all major cities in the country. Move will cover almost 10,000 kilometer and is along the lines of the government’s Bharatmala highways development programme. The plan is expected to be announced in April 2018. Railways will also float […]

Paris-based Systra Consultants started the work on preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Vijayawada Metro Rail Project on Wednesday. Experts of Systra met the managing director of Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation N P Ramakrishna Reddy before starting a field visit of proposed two corridors of Metro Rail Project. “Around 33 experts from Germany, France […]