The disruption caused by the nationwide lockdown for the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent workers’ departure from cities back to their homes will result in Technology playing an even more prominent role in the execution of the metro rail projects.
Metro Constructions companies need to increase mechanisation and pre-casting systems. More pre-
casting will help in speeding up the metro projects, lesser number of traffic issues and more productivity with reduced labour.
Amid the world’s largest lockdown, the decision by India Inc. to shift to work from the home regime has thrown up some fascinating outcomes across sectors, with the metro rail being no exception. The
coronavirus pandemic has provided a trigger for both developers and operators to scrounge for out of the box ideas to keep work going. Although some of the solutions have been around for the past several years, the crisis is likely to result in their large-scale deployment.
All metro operators need to ensure proper crowd management, sanitisation and social distancing to
minimise risk to passengers.
Our June issue focuses on interesting topics such as Data acquisition, Audio & Display system and also provides a cover story on ‘Made-In-India’ electric locomotives being inducted into Indian Railways. Bhopal & Indore Metro cover under the featured project and exclusive Interviews of Shailesh Pathak, CEO, L&T Infra & Development Projects and Ms. Harshita Jain, Director, Consulting Engineers Group Ltd along with other regular columns such as new development in the metro project, pre/post-event coverage, technology updates, News analysis, Article, opinions, Awards, appointments, News around the world, live tenders, Industry contract, upcoming events and current job openings.
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