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Wednesday , 17 July 2024

Tag Archives: Railway

Metro Phase-4 extends up to Gaimukh at Ghudbunder Road

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to extend the Metro Phase-4 corridor (Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavali corridor)  to Gaimukh at Ghodbunder Road, Thane. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra assured residents of Mira-Bhayander that Metro will be stretched up to Gaimukh and promised to conduct a feasibility study on an immediate basis. “MMRDA is meant to develop the metropolitan region and we ...

New Railway initiatives

Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Railways, recently flagged off a few important railway initiatives via video conferencing. These include Visatadome Coach and Mechanized Laundry under BOOT Model at Visakhapatnam and Life Line Express at Sindhudurg Maharashtra. He did this through Rail Sadan, Bhubaneshwar where he laid the foundation stone. With features like rotable seats, GPS based info system, glass roof ...

Railway line at 10,000 feet

A railway line at a height of 10,000 feet, and that too on the border with China can be a reality soon. The Ministry of Defence, in collaboration with the Ministry of Railways, is all set to finance the construction of three extremely strategic railway lines in the North-East: Murkongselek (Assam) to Pasighat in Arunachal, Silapathar (Assam) to Bame in ...

Gandhinagar railway station to get facelift

The Gujarat government has decided to redevelop the Gandhinagar Railway Station at a cost of Rs 250Cr. As part of the redevelopment, there is a plan to build a five-star hotel on top of the railway station to accommodate delegates coming here to attend the Vibrant Summits held every two years. The station is being developed through the SPV between ...

High Speed Corridors

The Central government has decided to constitute the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) to focus on execution of the bullet train project, including tendering, pre-feasibility study and awarding contracts. According to Railway officials, among the eight upcoming high speed rail corridors, the one between Mumbai-Ahmedabad will be taken up on priority. The 492-km-long Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail route will see its ...