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Now, a real-time information system for Indian Railways

To increase operational efficiency and enhance passenger safety, state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has commissioned a real-time train information system for Indian Railways. Besides the system provides real-time positional information of locomotives to the railways. It facilitates the automatic acquisition of train movement data, including arrival, departure and run-through timings at all stations en route. The control chart of trains, ...

Centre approves Viability Gap Funding for MTHL

The Union Finance Ministry has approved Viability Gap Funding of about ? 1930 crore for the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project. The 22km bridge which connects Sewri in South Mumbai to Nhava Sheva in Navi Mumbai will be the longest sea bridge in India. Bids will now be invited for the project. Besides decongesting the city, MTHL will provide ...

ACC introduces new topping for concrete roads

ACC Concrete, a division of ACC Limited has introduced two new solutions, UTWT24 and Speedcrete, for instant road surface overlay and repair in India. The two solutions were launched at a live demonstration of overlaying these solutions at the ACC Thane complex near Mumbai. The demo-seminar showcased live the process of how UTWT 24 and Speedcrete can speed up the ...

Punjab to allow new motor cabs

The Punjab government will allot more than 100 permits for operating new motor cabs and maxi cabs to provide improved transportation facilities to link villages to cities. The permits will be issued under the Mata Gujri Punjab Motor and Maxi Cab Scheme. Educated, unemployed youth would be given priority for the allotment of the permits.

ITS World Congress, Vienna displays latest in ITS

More than 10,000 participants from 91 countries, including 3000 delegates, 2500 visitors and 183 representatives from 22 countries, attended the 19th ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) World Congress held in Vienna from Oct 22 to 26, 2012. The theme of the Congress was ?Smarter on the way?. About 304 companies from 33 countries exhibited the latest ITS products and services while ...

Delhi BRTS to get automatic signals

About 160 roads in Delhi are set to get emergency disaster management lanes. To be painted in blue, the lanes will be on the extreme right of the roads and will be 3.5m wide. Normally, the lane will be open for vehicular traffic, but in case of an emergency or disaster which will be sounded by a siren, vehicles will ...