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2022-12-11
India

Delhi Metro train services will be partially affected in the initial few hours on Sunday, December 11, due to maintenance work on a portion of the Blue Line of Delhi Metro. Train services will be affected between Ramesh Nagar and Kirti Nagar metro stations of the Blue Line.


2022-12-11
India

Delhi Metro train services will be partially affected in the initial few hours on Sunday, December 11, due to maintenance work on a portion of the Blue Line of Delhi Metro. Train services will be affected between Ramesh Nagar and Kirti Nagar metro stations of the Blue Line.


2022-12-07

The video of the German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock taking a ride in the Delhi Metro during her first visit to India has gone viral on the internet.


2022-12-06

Nagpur Metro Enters Guinness Book of World Records The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Maharashtra Metro hold the world record for constructing the longest double-decker viaduct with a length of 3.14 kilometers in Nagpur.


2022-12-02

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced that train services on all lines will start at 4 am from all terminal stations on December 4, the day of elections to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). Voting is to be held for 250 wards of Municipal Corporation of Delhi from 8 am to 5.30 pm. The counting of votes will take place on December 7.


2022-12-02

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation signed a contract with a company to buy 312 coaches for the first corridor of its fourth phase on December 2, 2022 (Friday), officials said. The three priority corridors are Majlis Park to Maujpur, Janakpuri West to RK Ashram Marg and Tughlakabad to Delhi Aerocity.


2022-12-02

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has dropped plans to build a metro station at Bettahallasur, proposed under the ORR-Airport Namma metro line. Real estate company Embassy Group had earlier signed an agreement with BMRCL to invest in a metro station but has now backed out of the proposal to build a metro station at Bettahallasur.


2022-12-01

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) on Wednesday (30 November) completed 100 per cent tunnelling of Metro-3 corridor. The first section of the Mumbai Metro Line-3 between Aarey Colony and Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) will be operational by December 2023.


2022-11-24

Delhi Metro from tomorrow i.e. 25th November 2022 with automatic signaling system through both up and down line between Najafgarh and Dhansa Bus Stand section of Gray Line for 07 min 30 sec during peak-hours (from existing 12 min) and off- with a headway of 12 minutes (from the present 15 minutes) during peak hours.


2022-11-24

The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) has given his approval to the Indian Railways to start commercial operation of Metro trains on the 6.5 km long Joka-Taratla Metro corridor of Kolkata Metro. This section has six stations including Joka, Thakurpukur, Sakherbazar, Behala Chowrasta, Behala Bazar and Taratala.


2022-11-20

Delhi Metro Phase IV: Breakthrough Achieved On 2.2-Km Tunnel Between Janakpuri West And Keshopur


2022-11-20

Delhi Metro Phase IV: Breakthrough Achieved On 2.2-Km Tunnel Between Janakpuri West And Keshopur. The 29-km line will connect the Janakpuri West metro station on the Magenta line and the RK Ashram station on the Blue line.


2022-11-19

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on 19 November 2022 (Tuesday) achieved another milestone in Phase-IV construction works by completing the tunneling between Krishna Park Extension and Keshopur on the Janakpuri West-RK Ashram Marg corridor.


2022-09-10
Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has offered passengers and the public the opportunity to win prizes this Onam season. On September 14, KMRL will organise a Pookkalam competition at Edappally metro station. KMRL offers Rs 5,000, Rs 3,000, and Rs 2,000 in prizes and free travel in the metro for 15 days to members of the teams securing first, second, and third places, respectively. Registration for the competition is open till Sunday. Each team can have five to eight members. Each participating team will get Rs1,000 for buying flowers.

2022-03-06
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the 12-km stretch of the Pune Metro Rail project in the city. The project is being constructed at a cost of over Rs 11,400 crore. During his 10-minute ride in the Pune Metro, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday interacted with disabled students, some of whom were visually impaired, inside the metro coach. Before taking the Metro ride from Garware station, Modi also inspected an exhibition of the project put up there.

2022-02-06
Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. pillars will soon sport a splash of colours and art work. As part of the drive to beautify the city, the Greater Chennai Corporation had roped in artistes to paint the pillars in both Phase I and Phase II extension project. The Corporation officials approached the CMRL about giving a facelift to these pillars and the residents of north Chennai got a glimpse of the art. From sports to environment, each pillar carries a different message.

2022-02-06
Chennai city residents may have to bear with more traffic diversions and congestion, dust and noise pollution at least for the next three years as construction of twin-tunnels to operate metro trains in some of the busiest city localities as part of metro rail phase-2 project may commence in October.

2022-02-06
If all goes to plan, employees working at Bagmane Tech Park in CV Raman Nagar won’t have to worry about last-mile connectivity from the nearest Metro station. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) sources said they have received a proposal from Bagmane Group to construct a 2-km monorail network from Swami Vivekananda Road Metro station (Purple Line) to its tech park.

2022-02-04
Kochi Metro Rail Limited’s (KMRL) phase 1-A extension from Petta to SN Junction near Thrippunithura will be commissioned in April this year. More than 90% of the construction works have been completed and it is learnt that the trial run on the track would begin on February 12. The 1.8km-long line has one stop at adakkekkotta between Petta and SN Junction.

2022-01-26
The coaches of the fifth train of Kanpur Metro reached the depot on the morning of Republic Day. At present, three more train coaches are to come for the primary corridor. The coaches of the Kanpur Metro train first arrived in the city on September 29. Since then four more trains have arrived. Eight trains have been mentioned in the primary corridor. However, after the initial rush, the number of passengers has come down. At present, the number of passengers is from 12 to 13 thousand daily.

2022-01-26
Delhi Metro has given green signal to a special train on the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi. This special train, which reached Yamuna Bank metro station of Blue Line, was dispatched for passengers soon after its inauguration. This special train with 8 coaches has been decorated with photographs showing India's glorious history, culture and achievements.

2022-01-20
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited has turned down a request from Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation seeking vacant land behind Kengeri Bus Terminal Metro Station. BMTC officials said they had asked for the land mainly for electric buses and also to set up a small bus stand.

2022-01-20
News18
The work of Patna Metro Rail Project has gained momentum. The construction work is in progress from Malahi Pakari to ISBT Bus Stand at Bairia. Under the Patna Metro project, a metro station will be built in the Science College campus of Patna University. It will be included in the six underground station routes of Patna under which underground stations are to be built.

2022-01-20
Hindustan Times
The Delhi government will soon deploy 1,500 electric buses under the Delhi Transport Corporation(DTC) as it aims at 100 per cent electrification of public transport fleet. Earlier in the day, Central government agency Convergence Energy Services Ltd (CESL) launched the biggest ever tender worth about Rs 5,500 crore to procure as many as 5,580 electric buses including 130 double-decker ones.

2022-01-19
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will complete the work of laying tracks on the route of two corridors of the metro in the next 12 days. With this, trial runs will be accelerated on the entire corridor of Metro 7 and Metro 2A. According to a senior MMRDA official, the track laying work has been completed on the 34 km long stretch of both the corridors. Only 571 meters of track is left to be laid near DN Nagar Metro Station. This work will also be completed by January 30.

2022-01-19
ABP
The DPR for the expansion of Jaipur Metro Project has been prepared. The government can announce the expansion of Phase 1 in the budget. The government has also made up its mind regarding the project. Consider the expansion plan, there is a preparation to connect Delhi Road with Ajmer Road by Metro train. Metro will be expanded from Badi Chaupar metro station to Transport Nagar and from Mansarovar station to Ajmer Road. For this, Rs 1200 crore will be spent in 4.85 km. Due to this, the operation

2022-01-17
Mint
To tackle air pollution in Delhi, the national capital will launch its first DTC electric bus on Monday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will flag off the first electric bus of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) from Indraprastha depot in the afternoon.

2022-01-16
Two new attractive exhibits – an original pantograph used by trains to draw power and models of Metro trains operational across the country have been added in the Metro Museum recently. A pantograph is an equipment which is mounted on the roof of the train and is used to draw power from the overhead electrification (OHE) wires. One such pantograph currently out of use has been refurbished and put for display at the museum. An information board along with photographs of pantographs used in Metr

2022-01-01
The total length of the high speed train running between Sarai Kale Khan to Meerut is 90.205 kms, in which passengers will get unique experience of speed thrill in underground including elevated. Out of the total 17 stations of the high speed train, seven stations will be underground, while others will be elevated. Meerut's Shatabdi Nagar, HRS Chowk, Begumpul and Nauchandi and Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan and Anand Vihar will be under ground inside the UP border.

2022-01-01
The DMRC has completed its first-ever tunnelling stretch of Phase-IV at Krishna Park Extension on the Janakpuri West-R K Ashram Marg corridor. This was achieved with a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) breaking through after boring a 1.4 km-long tunnel. The DMRC has been using TBMs for its tunnelling work since Phase 1. About 50 km of underground sections of the Phase-III corridor was built with this technology.