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MUMBAI Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has signed contracts worth a total of Rs 181.1bn ($US 2.7bn) with five consortia for the construction of Mumbai metro Line 3, which will run…
A Franco-Indian consortium led by Systra and including Aecom, Egis Rail and Rites has been appointed general consultant for the first phase of the Nagpur metro.
DEDICATED Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) has awarded a consortium led by GMR Infrastructure, India, a Rs 22.8bn ($US 430.3m) design-build contract for civil works and trackwork on a…
TESTING began on the first completed section of Delhi metro Line 8 (Magenta Line) Delhi metro network on June 8, when the first low-speed test runs took place on a…
THE World Bank has agreed to provide a $US 500m seed capital loan with a seven-year repayment moratorium to kick-start Indian Railways' (IR) station redevelopment programme, which will be financed…
THE Indian government has approved plans by the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) for new metro networks in Varanasi and Kanpur which should enable construction to start by the end…
THE inaugural trial run of India's first metro train to be equipped for Unattended Train Operation (UTO) was flagged off by India's urban development minister Mr M Venkaiah Naidu and…
LUCKNOW Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has awarded a Rs 640m ($US 9.6m) contract to a consortium of Datamatics Global Services and Mikroelektronika to provide an automatic fare collection system for…
BANGALORE finally linked the eastern and western sections of the metro Purple Line on May 2, when the chief minister of Karnataka state Mr S Siddaramaiah and India's urban development…
TRIALS with variable-gauge Talgo coaches are due to begin on the Indian Railways (IR) broad-gauge network next month, with the first nine vehicles due to arrive at the port of…
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