State urban development and housing department minister Suresh Kumar Sharma on Friday said work on Patna metro rail project would commence from 2019. To begin with, the six-km long stretch between Mithapur and proposed inter-state bus terminal on Patna-Gaya Road will be covered, the minister added.”The Centre recently came up with a new policy for […]

A mega railway project comprising a mega depot to maintain electric multiple unit (MEMU) coaches will soon come up in Godhni, Nagpur, in Maharashtra. Railway Board has already given the green signal to set up the unit in Godhni, where huge railway land is available.The modern and well equipped depot at Godhni will maintain at […]

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) recently cleared the doubling of Daund-Manmad rail line with a length of 247.5 K.M. and entailing an investment of Rs.2,330.51 crore. Project is likely to be completed in next five years by 2021-22. Doubling of this section would not only speed up the operation of goods and passenger trains, […]

Ministry of Railways and the Swiss confederation recently inked multiple agreements in areas of tunneling technology railway station modernization, multi-modal transport EMU and train sets, traction propulsion equipment, freight and passenger cars, railway electrification equipment and traction of rolling stock , said official sources, claiming that the first MoU is between the Ministry of Railways […]

Andhra Pradesh government plans to bring Hyperloop to connect Amravati and Vijawada. The government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) to develop the project. The MoU signed between HTT and Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board has proposed the route between the city centres of Vijayawada and Amaravati, which will turn […]

Loan agreement may also be signed between both sides during the visit. This involves a commercial loan worth $12 billion, at a cost of 0.1 per cent, for a 50-year period including a 15-year moratorium, according to diplomatic sources. “Project is finally going to take off after a lot of initial hiccups,” said an official, […]

Mitsui has won the bid to supply 10,600 tonne of head hardened rails (HH-Rail) for the track work of the 37 km long Phase-1 of the Ahmedabad metro-rail project. Work will entail an investment of Rs 59.32 crore. Mitsui has been selected from a group of five bidders which included Voestalpine, Jindal Steel, British Steel, […]

In order to give final shape to the metro project in the hill state, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has recently started survey for the 70 km metro line between Haridwar and Dehradun in Uttarakhand. Project is slated to be completed by 2021 and will cover around 70 km will also connect Rishikesh and the […]

Fast tracking the metro-4 corridor, the executive committee of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) recently appointed DB Engineering and Consulting with Hill International and Louis Berger Consulting as consultants for the Wadala-Ghatkopar-Mulund-Thane-Kasarvadavali metro corridor. Scope of work for the consultants includes design, assistance in procurement, construction management, supervision, system integration, interface management, testing […]

Bright Power Projects (India) has bagged contract worth Rs 183.53 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL). Contract is for railway electrification works for Chhindwara-Nainpur-Mandla fort section (183 R.K.M. / 200 T.K.M.) of South East Central Railway under consultancy services to Indian Railways.