Category Archives: Metro Rail

Badarpur-Faridabad metro corridor begin trail run

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has today commenced trial runs of the Metro trains on the Badarpur – Faridabad section of Phase 3. The first trial train on this section today traveled from the Badarpur station to Old Faridabad Metro

Faridabad Metro to be powered by green energy

Delhi Metro’s first ever green electrical Receiving Sub Station (RSS) with a host of eco friendly features has been constructed at Faridabad to cater to the energy requirements of the upcoming Badarpur – Faridabad Metro corridor. DMRC has already applied

Badarpur – Faridabad Metro corridor near completion

The Badarpur – Faridabad extension of the Delhi Metro will take the Metro to the satellite city of Faridabad in Haryana for the first time. This line will be an extension of the currently operational violet line between Mandi House

Metro Railway Safety Commissioner inspect Chennai Metro Rail

Commissioner for Metro Railway Safety, S K Mittal conducted safety audit inspection on the Chennai Metro Rail Rolling Stock (Train) on April 6, 2015. During the audit, checks were done on the safety aspects like braking, passenger communication systems, emergency

Faiveley Transport to supply braking systems, HVAC for Kochi Metro

Faiveley Transport has been awarded a series of contracts by Alstom Transport to supply its braking systems, couplers, on-board doors and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) for the Kochi metro project in Kerala, India. Kochi metro will use 25

Delhi Metro upgrades IVRS based helpline service for commuters

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), India’s largest metro rail system has upgraded to IVRS based 24X7 Helpline service, which has been specifically designed to provide all essential information to the public just with the pressing of a button and also

CNR Dalian Locomotive bags Kolkata Metro order

China based CNR Dalian Locomotive & Rolling Stock Company Ltd has won an order to supply 14 trains for Kolkata Metro Rail. The new train will form the backbone of Metro Railway’s fleet in another two years. The new trains

Madhusudan Prasad appointed chairperson of MEGA

Central government has appointed Madhusudan Prasad, IAS, secretary of the urban development ministry, Government of India as chairperson of the Metro-link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) Limited, as it has been made a joint venture special purpose vehicle (SPV)

Alstom bags Kochi Metro Rail order

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €9 million from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide receiving and auxiliary main substations for the Kochi metro. This contract includes high voltage cabling from the state grid for the new 25

Delhi Metro to launch interactive passengers system on March 31

India’s largest metro rail system, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will be launching a new Passenger Information facility (Interactive Voice Response System – IVRS) on March 31, 2015. The system will be launched by DMRC’s Managing Director, Dr. Mangu Singh