Category Archives: Metro Rail

Delhi Metro focus on Make In India

Manufactures 90 per cent of rolling stocks in India With sustained indigenization, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has resulted in 90 percent of the Delhi Metro trains being manufactured in India. Contract conditions mandating indigenization have resulted in major coach

Mumbai Metro III gets $29MN, Monorail phase II gets $64MN

In the recently concluded 137th meeting of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) Chief Minister and Chairman, MMRDA, Devendra Fadnavis has approved a budget of $614 million (Rs 3,832.30-crore) budget for the year 2015-16. Under the budget, Mumbai Metro Rail III project has

Delhi Metro sets up effluent, sewage treatment plants at five station

India’s largest rail metro system, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has set up state of the art Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP) and Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) at its depots and residential colonies so that the waste water generated from these

Delhi Metro uses 19 tunnel boring machines

India’s largest metro rail system, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is using a total of 19 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) are simultaneously engaged in constructing Metro tunnels across the length and breadth of the national capital, Delhi, today, thus emerging

MMRC reassures in-situ rehab to residents of affected buildings in Girgaon

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has reassured in-situ rehabilitation to the residents of Annapurna Building, Kranti Nagar, Ekta Niwas, Dhoot Papeshwar buildings in Girgaon which will be affected by the construction of Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro-3 corridor. The residents of these four

Delhi Metro rail service to start from 2:30 PM on March 6, 2015

On the day of the ‘Holi‘ festival, i.e., 06 March, 2015 (Friday), Metro services will NOT be available till 1430 Hrs (2:30 PM) on all lines of Delhi Metro including Airport Express Line. Metro train services will thus start at

MMRC assures residents of affected buildings in Kalbadevi, Girgaon

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has assured in-situ rehabilitation to the residents of 18 buildings in Kalbadevi and 8 buildings in Girgaon which will be affected by the construction of Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro-3 corridor. “The MMRC will not remove and

Rapid Metro Gurgaon selects Thales’ ticketing system

Thales has won the contract to provide Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) systems for Phase II of Rapid Metro Gurgaon (operated by IL&FS Rail Limited – IRL), which connects to the Delhi metro. Gurgaon is a financial and industrial centre about

Delhi Metro begins trail run on Mandi House to ITO section

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has commenced the trial runs from Mandi House to ITO on the Central Secretariat – Kashmere Gate corridor of Phase 3. The first trial train on this section was flagged off today from the ITO

Delhi Metro increase services during peak hours

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), has decided to put additional trains into service during off peak (11:00 am to 4:30 pm) and evening peak hours (4:30 pm to 8:30 pm) from tomorrow onwards ie, 02nd March 2015. This induction of