State-run BHEL will foray into development of metro rail coaches and is also exploring the possibility of manufacturing lithium-ion batteries in India along with four foreign firms, Union Minister Anant Geete said today.
A joint venture between Japan and India has bagged the deal to develop Dhaka Metro Rail Project.
The Central government has asked the state to revise its proposal for the 107.55km Phase 2 metro rail project as per the new metro rail policy and submit it for approval.
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved extension of metro rail network from Noida City Centre to Sector-62, which borders Ghaziabad in UP, with an investment of Rs 1,967 crore, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here.
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The Government is planning to ensure that the LB-Nagar Ameerpet and Hightech City-Ameerpet routes of the Metro railway would be inaugurated by June this year.
India is expected to have around 700 kilometres of Metro rail network within the next few years, Union Housing and Urban Affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri said at the inaugural session of CoMET 2018 Management Meeting at Metro Bhawan in New Delhi, on Tuesday.
Hyderabad Metro Rail, announced the successful completion of the 392 feet-long Lakdikapul Rail Over Bridge (ROB) project on Sunday. Thus bridging the only gap in Corridor 1 that runs between Ameerpet and L B Nagar.
Putting behind it controversies and delays, as also questions over its viability, the Andhra Pradesh government has placed the Vijayawada Metro project on the fast track, in keeping with its ambition to build Amaravati, its new capital, as a smart city — Vijayawada and Amaravati, 12 km apart, are being developed as twin cities.
Metro rail could be a distant dream for residents of Bairagarh and other localities near the international airport. The agency would also construct an 8-km flyover connecting Lal Ghati to Gandhi Nagar along with a grid separator at Lal Ghati intersection and much needed rail-over-bridge at Singharcholi.