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BANGALORE Metro Rail Corporation has issued an invitation to tender for a contract to lengthen its fleet of 50 three-car trains, which were supplied by a consortium of BEML, Mitsubishi…
Cities across India are working on numerous new metro line projects in an effort to battle congestion. Utilising data from IRJ Pro, Kevin Smith presents a round-up of the latest…
India’s railways minister Suresh Prabhu, who was appointed in November 2014, is the latest in a line of recent railway ministers tasked with attempting to reform Indian Railways. Raghav Thakur…
CHENNAI International Airport joined the Indian city’s metro network on September 21, with the inauguration of the 8.6km second phase of Line 1 (Blue Line) from Little Mount.
THE Indian government should take a long hard look at the way it funds railway and metro investment as well as planning and project management processes if the country is…
THE cabinet of the Indian state of Maharashtra gave the go-ahead on September 27 for two metro projects in Mumbai.
JINDAL Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) announced on September 6 that it has become India’s first manufacturer of head hardened rails for high-speed rail and metro applications.
INDIA’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) granted approval on August 24 for nine projects representing an investment of around Rs 243.5bn ($US 3.6bn) to increase rail capacity in nine…
INDIAN Railways (IR) is exploring options to extricate itself from a Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) precondition that binds it to acquire rolling stock and systems equipment from Japanese companies,…
THE government of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh released the first tranche of funding on August 11 for land acquisition for the initial phase of the metro network in…
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