Metro Rail News https://www.metrorailnews.in Chronicle updates on development of metro rail projects in India Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:36:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 https://i0.wp.com/www.metrorailnews.in/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/cropped-favicon.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Metro Rail News https://www.metrorailnews.in 32 32 83170168 Mumbai Mono Rail | Experts express concern over approval to Monorail fare hike https://www.metrorailnews.in/mumbai-mono-rail-experts-express-concern-over-approval-to-monorail-fare-hike/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/mumbai-mono-rail-experts-express-concern-over-approval-to-monorail-fare-hike/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:36:58 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12819 Mumbai:  The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) approved rates of Mumbai Mono Rail on Friday. Now it is expected that the phase II of the Mono Rail project will start operating soon. As Phase I of Chembur to Wadala was hit by poor ridership of just 17,000 per day, MMRDA expects it to improve […]

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Maha Metro looking for various engineering positions for Pune Metro Rail Project https://www.metrorailnews.in/maha-metro-looking-for-various-engineering-positions-for-pune-metro-rail-project/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/maha-metro-looking-for-various-engineering-positions-for-pune-metro-rail-project/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:22:10 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12801 Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro), a special purpose vehicle (SPV) under joint ownership of Government of Maharashtra and Government of India, looking for following engineering positions for Pune Metro Rail Project: Chief Project Manager (Civil-Metro Station and Viaduct) – 1 post Chief Project Manager (Civil-Underground) – 1 post General Manager (Design) – 1 post […]

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Nagpur Metro | CMRS team visits Maha Metro’s Nagpur Project, inspects facilities https://www.metrorailnews.in/nagpur-metro-cmrs-team-visits-maha-metros-nagpur-project-inspects-facilities/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/nagpur-metro-cmrs-team-visits-maha-metros-nagpur-project-inspects-facilities/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:03:39 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12792 Nagpur: Finally the Commissioner Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) team has completed their first visit to Nagpur Metro Rail Project. A team of three members of the CMRS visited the Maha Metro Nagpur project between Airport South Station and Khapri Station, including MIHAN Train maintenance Depot and inspected several facilities provided at all levels of the […]

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Delhi Metro | Approx. 156 persons killed while working on DMRC’s various sites since 2002 https://www.metrorailnews.in/delhi-metro-approx-156-persons-killed-working-dmrcs-various-sites-since-2002/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/delhi-metro-approx-156-persons-killed-working-dmrcs-various-sites-since-2002/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:35:43 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12789 New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), which serves as a lifeline for millions of people in Delhi-NCR, has killed 156 lives in the process to reach that milestone. As per an RTI reply received by RTI Activist Zeeshan Haider, since 2002 till last year, 156 people working at DMRC died due to mishaps […]

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Maharashtra to frame an attractive policy for establishing metro coach manufacturing units in state https://www.metrorailnews.in/maharashtra-to-frame-an-attractive-policy-for-establishing-that-offers-incentives-to-the-companies-of-manufacture-of-coaches/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/maharashtra-to-frame-an-attractive-policy-for-establishing-that-offers-incentives-to-the-companies-of-manufacture-of-coaches/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:30:14 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12771 The chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, has asked the officials of the department of industries of the state to develop a policy that offers incentives to the companies of manufacture of coaches so that they establish units in Maharashtra. Fadnavis, who heads the Development Authority of the Metropolitan Region of Mumbai (MMRDA), recently asked his officials […]

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Petitioner raises strong exception on the impact of Metro construction in Pune https://www.metrorailnews.in/petitioner-raises-strong-exception-on-the-impact-of-metro-construction-in-pune/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/petitioner-raises-strong-exception-on-the-impact-of-metro-construction-in-pune/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:30:14 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12764 Pune: The main candidate in the Pune Metro Rail case before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in Pune has raised a strong exception to the final report of a three-member expert committee on the impact of Metro construction on the bed of the Mutha river. The green court had formed the committee of the chief […]

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Center approves separate post & office for Metro Railway Safety Commissioner https://www.metrorailnews.in/center-approves-separate-post-office-for-metro-railway-safety-commissioner/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/center-approves-separate-post-office-for-metro-railway-safety-commissioner/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:36:11 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12750 New Delhi: More than a decade after it was first contemplated in the Metro Railways (Operations and Maintenance) Act of 2002, the Ministry of Civil Aviation created a post for the Metro Railway Safety Commissioner under the Railway Safety Commission, as an official notification dated January 10. Last month, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the […]

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Lucknow Metro | LMRC begins tunneling drive from Charbagh towards Hussainganj https://www.metrorailnews.in/lucknow-metro-lmrc-begins-tunneling-drive-charbagh-towards-hussainganj/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/lucknow-metro-lmrc-begins-tunneling-drive-charbagh-towards-hussainganj/#respond Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:32:23 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12744 Lucknow: The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) today started the tunneling drive of its TBM ‘Gomti’ from Charbagh launching shaft (near Deen Dayal Park) towards Hussainganj. The TBM ‘Gomti’ started its drive work after the ceremonial ‘Puja’ performed by Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, at the site. TBM ‘Gomti’ shall cover a tunnel length of 462 […]

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Bangalore Metro | BMRCL seeks increasing more revenue from property and advertising https://www.metrorailnews.in/bangalore-metro-bmrcl-seeks-increasing-more-revenue-from-property-and-advertising/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/bangalore-metro-bmrcl-seeks-increasing-more-revenue-from-property-and-advertising/#respond Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:59:32 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12734 Bangaluru: Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) has registered almost 20 million rupees in one year through advertisements at its stations and is now preparing to increase it in the next fiscal year. Now he is planning to open every available space in the 40 Phase-I stations for announcements soon. Experimentation in this regard has already started […]

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Vijayawada Metro | State opts Light Metro Rail for Amaravati & Vijayawada cities https://www.metrorailnews.in/vijayawada-metro-state-opts-light-metro-rail-for-amaravati-vijayawada-cities/ https://www.metrorailnews.in/vijayawada-metro-state-opts-light-metro-rail-for-amaravati-vijayawada-cities/#respond Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:45:45 +0000 https://www.metrorailnews.in/?p=12758 Vijayawada: Leaving behind its controversies and delays, as well as questions about its viability, the government of Andhra Pradesh has put the Vijayawada Metro project on the fast track, in accordance with its ambition to build Amaravati, its new capital, as a smart city – Vijayawada and Amaravati, 12 km away, are developing as twin […]

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