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Tag Archives: Metro Station

India’s first Underwater Metro Facility

The underwater tunnel below the bed of Hooghly River connect two iconic Indian Railways stations – Howrah Junction and Sealdah which is a result of precise planning and meticulous execution. The twin tunnels were built in just 67 days while the budgeted time for tunnelling the 2.9km stretch was 127 days. Once operational, the service will revolutionise travel in Kolkata. ...

Delhi may get more BRT Corridors

Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transport System (DIMTS) has submitted a preliminary proposal to the Delhi government to build six more BRT corridors with a total length of 97km to reduce traffic congestion. The corridors will have a hybrid system of lanes – a combination of both segregated and non-segregated lanes. Areas where the existing roads are wide enough will have exclusive, ...

Mumbai Metro-Connecting safely and efficiently

Mumbai Metro, Mumbai’s first Mass Rapid Transit System, will cross Andheri’s JOG flyover on Western Express Highway at a height of 22m by a Cable Stayed Bridge for its first line – the VAG corridor. Extended Pier caps have been designed to avoid Piers at the centre of any traffic junction to allow larger spans – a first in the world for Metro Projects. 16 trains will be put in service with a four coach unit carrying 1500 passengers, reducing the travel time from 90 to 21 minutes.