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THE Indian government has applied for a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) towards the cost of the Reach 6 Project to build Line 4 of the Bangalore metro.
INDIAN Railways (IR) will adopt Japanese best practice in rail safety under a Memorandum of Cooperation signed by the two countries on February 21.
SIEMENS has won a €40m contract to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on the initial two lines of the Nagpur metro in India.
KNORR-Bremse announced on February 15 that it will supply braking systems to Alstom’s 800 new Prima-E double locomotives for Indian Railways (IR).
PRESENTING India’s first combined budget on February 1, finance minister Mr Arun Jaitley announced an enhanced plan size of Rs 1.31 trillion ($US 20.8bn) for Indian Railways (IR) for the…
THE expansion of the broad-gauge network in northeast India reached another milestone on January 24, when the first broad-gauge passenger train on the Agartala - Udaipur line in Tripura was…
MUMBAI Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited bids from civil engineering companies for 10 construction packages for the city’s new 23.5km metro Line 2B and the 32.32km Line 4.
INDIAN Railways (IR) carried out an initial trial run with a piggyback train between Vasar Road and Boisar in Maharashtra state on January 5 as a precursor to a proposed…
INDIA’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave the go-ahead on December 21 for a Rs 12.5bn ($US 216m) project to construct a second track on the Rajpura - Bhatinda line…
INDIA’s National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC), Japan International Consultants for Transportation (JIC), Nippon Koei, and the Oriental Consultants Global Company Limited joint venture has been appointed as general consultants…
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