Delhi Metro signs MoU with Solar Energy

Delhi Metro signs MoU with Solar Energy

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will now jointly collaborate on taking up an ‘off site’ solar power project, to maximize the use of renewable energy, mitigate the impact of regular increase in grid tariffs and to reduce the carbon footprint. More »

Alstom’s first metro in India enters commercial service

Alstom’s first metro in India enters commercial service

On June 29, Alstom’s first metro in India entered commercial service in the city of Chennai on the first phase of line 2 from Koyambedu to Alandur, which covers 10 kilometres and includes 8 stations. Present at the inauguration were Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Pankaj Kumar Bansal, Managing Director, Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), Bharat Salhotra, Managing Director, Alstom Transport India, as well as key government officials and other prominent dignitaries. More than 80,000 passengers are expected to travel per day on the new metro line. More »

 

Alstom’s first metro in India enters commercial service

On June 29, Alstom’s first metro in India entered commercial service in the city of Chennai on the first phase of line 2 from Koyambedu to Alandur, which covers 10 kilometres and includes 8 stations. Present at the inauguration were

JKumar JV bags contract for Mumbai Metro 3

J Kumar Infraprojects has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) that it has received a LOA (letter of award) from Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRC) worth $800 million (Rs 5,012 crore) projects for Mumbai Metro 3 project. “MMRC had

Indian Railways develops first ever air conditioned coach

Indian Railways has developed the first ever air conditioned coach (car) for its DEMU trains. Till now the existing DEMU trains consisted only of non-air conditioned coaches. The first ever AC coach has been manufactured at Indian Railways’ Chennai based

Indian Railways to set up Railways Development Fund with World Bank

  To generate global funding of over $142 billion for building modern railway infrastructure, Indian Railways will set up Railway Development Fund with World Bank. Indian Railways minister, Suresh Prabhu who was on a visit to the US said that

Indian Railway ministry to invite tenders worth $2.57 BN of Dedicated Freight Corridor project

  With work on dedicated freight corridor in full swing, Indian Railways ministry has decided to award another rounds of tender worth $2.57 billion of dedicated freight corridor (DFC) projects. Speaking in Vadodara during the visit to Western Railway zonal

Delhi Metro signs MoU with Solar Energy

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will now jointly collaborate on taking up an ‘off site’ solar power project, to maximize the use of renewable energy, mitigate the impact of regular increase in

Mohd.Jamshed Takes Charge as New Member Traffic, Railway Board

Mr. Mohd.Jamshed has taken over as the new Member Traffic, Railway Board. Prior to this, he was General Manager of Northeast Frontier Railway. During his long career, Mr. Mohd. Jamshed has held several important assignments in the Ministry of Railways

MMRDA invites e-tenders to construct 16 stations on the Andheri-East to Dahisar-East Metro-7 corridor

    Mumbai, December 16, 2015 – The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited e-tenders for designing and constructing an elevated viaduct and 16 stations on the Andheri (East) to Dahisar (East) Metro-7 corridor in three separate packages.

Rapid Metro Phase-II expected to be completed by March 2016

Gurgaon (GGN): The construction for the Rapid Metro Phase-II is expected to be over by March next year. The Phase-II will add seven kilometres of double track stretching south of Sikanderpur station along Golf Course Road, with six new stations.

Indian Railways to get Australian Simulation Systems

As part of a $30 million contract with the Indian Railways, South Australia based simulation systems company – Sydac, will deliver its first rail simulator to India. Sydac is an exporter of simulation and engineering modelling technology, specialising in rail

Delhi Metro to buy 17 new eight coach

  Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is going to procure 17 new eight coach trains as well as convert 61 more six coach trains into eight coach formations to provide more convenience to the commuters on the busy Red, Yellow