Five construction firms have submitted bids as part of a Request for Qualification (RfQ) for the construction of the Rs88bn ($1.35bn) Visakhapatnam metro project in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Mass-transit operator Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) has awarded a contract worth roughly €76.04m to the consortium of Siemens India and Siemens Germany for electrification works along the 39.2km Metro Express Link in Ahmedabad in the Indian state of Gujarat.
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The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide a $335m loan for an electric metro project in Bangalore.
India and Spain have signed a technical cooperation agreement to develop rapid rail transit systems (RRTS) in the National Capital region of India.
The initial phase of the metro service covers a distance of nearly 30km and was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the presence of Telangana Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.
The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) and representatives from the Railway Safety Commission have issued authorisation to open a key section of the Hyderabad metro in the Indian state of Telangana.
Virgin Hyperloop One has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) to analyse the feasibility of installing a hyperloop transportation system and identify potential routes in the state of Maharashtra, India.
The first train for the A$8.3bn ($6.5bn) Sydney Metro Northwest project in Australia has arrived at the Rouse Hill facility from India.