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CHENNAI marked the opening of the first underground section of its metro network on May 14, when Tamil Nadu chief minister Mr Edappadi Palaniswami and India’s minister of urban development…
INDIAN Railways (IR) has decided to upgrade the 245km Delhi - Chandigarh main line to increase the maximum speed for passenger trains to 200km/h.
ACCORDING to a study by SCI Verkehr, Germany, the world market for metro cars is set to grow at an annual rate of 1-2% from what it describes as a…
IN a major policy reform initiative, India’s cabinet approved a proposal on April 5 to establish an independent rail regulator, which will be responsible for setting Indian Railways’ (IR) freight…
GE Transportation has unveiled the final design for the 700 3.36MW and 300 4.47MW locomotives it is delivering to Indian Railways (IR).
MUMBAI Metro Rail (MMR), India, plans to purchase driverless trains to operate on Mumbai metro Line 3, which will run for 33.5km from Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone (Seepz) in…
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).
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