Latest Metro Rail News

2020-07-06
The proposed 140km-long mass rapid transit system is slated to change the public transport system in Vizag forever. Covering every corner of the city and suburbs, the project will connect Bhogapuram Airport region in the North to Anakapalle in the south of Vizag. The project is estimated to cost around Rs 20,000 crore. Of the 140.11km-long project, 79.91km is proposed to be developed as a light metro rail system. corridors will have a caternary-free modern tram/metrolite system.

2020-07-05
The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) set up its first rain harvesting system on Friday at Companypady Metro Station. The project was inaugurated by Kerala High Court Judge Justice Devan Ramachandran. Kochi Metro MD Alkesh Kumar Sharma announced that KMRL will be implementing the rainwater harvesting programme at all its stations. “The total water consumption in all the 22 metro stations adds up to approximately 420 lakh litres per annum.

2020-07-04
The longest Metro corridor "New Garia-Airport" of the city saw light at the end of the tunnel with Railway Board approving Rs 527 crore for modified alignment of its last 3.6km stretch from City Centre II to Airport. The elevated Metro corridor will now run along the periphery of Airport land parallel to VIP Road before it goes underground to reach the station where it will have an interface with Noapara-Airport Metro. The tender will be opened on July 30.

2020-07-04
Bombardier Transport India has bagged a contract for the supply of 67 trains of three cars each for Kanpur and Agra Metro projects, according to an official statement. The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has awarded the contract for supply, testing and commissioning of 201 cars along with train control and signalling system to Bombardier Transport India Pvt. Limited.

2020-07-03
One of the floors of an office of the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) located at the TTMC Complex in Shantinagar has been sealed on Thursday afternoon after a staffer tested COVID-positive.

2020-07-01
NDTV
The Delhi Metro has been closed since March 22 when the "Janata Curfew" was observed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Subsequently, the nationwide lockdown was announced which came into effect from March 25.

2020-06-30
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has invited bids for “retrofit” work of as many as 74 coaches built in South Korea that make up the 10 train sets.

2020-06-29
Will Kolkata Metro Services Resume From July 1? Officials Ready With Modalities, Waiting For Green Signal From Centre

2020-04-09
DMRC personnel are monitoring the wellbeing of the workers and contractual staff engaged in various projects in Delhi NCR and Mumbai at various sites on a daily basis. A number of labour welfare measures have been implemented.

2020-04-09
DMRC are catching up on new readings. they are updating their knowledge on metro technology, for sharing experiences of Phase 3 for a better Phase 4.

2020-04-08
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has issued several directives to ensure the health and economic security of around 3500 labourers engaged in projects in Delhi NCR and 1770 in Mumbai during the COVID-19 pandemic.