Railways, MahaMetro ink pact to create MRTS in Nagpur; MOU for Nagpur-Mumbai High Speed Rail corridor signed


Railways, MahaMetro ink pact to create MRTS in Nagpur; MOU for Nagpur-Mumbai High Speed Rail corridor signed

Indian Railways and MahaMetro (Metro Railway Project Company of Maharashtra) today signed an MoU for linking railway line to Metro coaches on broad gauge network & creating a Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) in Nagpur city.

The MoU signing ceremony held in Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s Suresh Bhat Auditorium was witnessed by Union Minister of Railways, Finance, Corporate Affairs, and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister of Maharashtra,Devendra Fadnavis. Chairman Railway Board Shri Ashwani Lohani and Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development Shri Mishra were also present on this occasion.

Speaking at the MoU signing event, which saw presence of road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, railway minister Piyush Goyal said his ministry is also trying to execute a plan for setting up railway line across the national highways, according to an official release. Read More

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