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INDIA’s Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) Mr Satish Kumar Pandey gave the go-ahead for commercial operation of the first metro line in Lucknow on August 14 following a successful…
THE first fully-painted ES43ACmi Evolution Series diesel locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) has emerged from GE Transportation’s plant in Erie, Pennsylvania on August 3 and is due to be shipped…
INDIA’s cabinet gave the go-ahead on August 3 for three track-doubling and electrification projects in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, which have a total value of Rs 36.2bn ($US…
INDIAN Railways (IR) has shortlisted three bidders for a public-private partnership contract to build a factory to produce 5000 EMU cars over a period of 12 years. The selected supplier…
DELHI Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has invited expressions of interest for the lease of 25 six-car trains for the east-west Green Line (Line 5).
THE first of two prototype trains built by Indian Railways’ Integral Coach Factory (ICF) for the Kolkata metro was unveiled on July 4 in the presence of the chairman of…
BANGALORE completed the first phase of its metro network on June 18 when India's president Mr Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 12km southern section of the Green Line from Sampige Road…
THE first phase of the metro network in the Indian city of Kochi was inaugurated by Indian prime minister Mr Narendra Modi on June 17.
INDIAN Railways (IR) says it is planning to adopt a sustainable procurement policy in a bid to reduce lifecycle costs and reduce its impact on the environment.
THE government of the Indian state of Haryana has approved the construction of a 4.9km northern extension of the Delhi metro Red Line from Narela to Kundli.
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